Palestinian genocide bomber murders one Israeli

The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that a Palestinian genocide bomber has blown himself in a northern Israeli-Arab town, murdering one:

A suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday afternoon at a busy intersection outside the Israeli-Arab city of Umm el Fahm, killing a police officer and wounding three people, police and media reports said.

According to Channel 2, the bomber detonated his explosives while standing on the highway, after police approached him because he was suspiciously weaving between trucks on foot.

The main title on CNN currently is "One killed in West Bank suicide bombing" - that's completely wrong.

As the Jerusalem Post correctly pointed out, Umm el Fahm is an Israeli-Arab city from the North of the country, near Afula. I purchased olive oil there a few times as I drove by Umm el Fahm on my way to reserve duty (miluim).

Of course, if the Palestinian barbaric attacks are made in the West Bank, only "settlers" will be murdered and American extreme liberals will certainly not condemn that. I suspect CNN will change the title soon, but when it makes such basic mistakes, you start to question its credibility.

I copy the full article below.





ONE DEAD,THREE HURT IN SUICIDE BOMB ATTACK IN NORTHERN ISRAEL
By THE JERUSALEM POST INTERNET STAFF, Sep. 18, 2002

A suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday afternoon at a busy intersection outside the Israeli-Arab city of Umm el Fahm, killing a police officer and wounding three people, police and media reports said.

It was the first suicide attack in Israel in six weeks.

The blast went off at 4:50 p.m. local time, during afternoon rush hour on the Wadi Ara Highway, outside Umm el-Fahm, which is several kilometers from Afula.

According to Channel 2, the bomber detonated his explosives while standing on the highway, after police approached him because he was suspiciously weaving between trucks on foot.

Police had arrived on the scene in a van after receiving an anonymous phone call about a suspicious-looking man standing near a bus stop, Channel 2 said.

As the van pulled up and asked the suspect to halt, he detonated himself, killing himself, the officer and wounding three people, an official with Magen David Adom said.

The wounded were taken to Haemek Hospital in Afula, where one was listed in serious condition, according to media reports.

At the scene, the van's charred remains could be seen at the side of the road.

There were no details immediately available about the bomber. Israel Radio said police suspected he had managed to cross in from the West Bank via Umm el-Fahm.

Witness Mohammed Akbariyeh said he was sitting in a restaurant near the bus stop when the blast went off.

"Suddenly, we heard a huge explosion. The ground just flew upward. We ran to the spot. We saw a police car which had been damaged from the rear. One policeman wounded and another man also wounded. The body of the terrorist was simply cut in two," Akbariyeh told Israel Radio.

The Wadi Ara Road or Route 65 was shut between the Megiddo and Border Police junctions.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

David Baker, an official in Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's office, said that "Palestinian terrorists have once again set out on a bloodletting of the Israeli public."

It was the first suicide attack since Aug. 4 when a bomber blew himself up on a bus at the Meron junction outside Safed in northern Israel, killing himself and nine Israelis, and wounding 50 people.

(With The Associated Press)

Posted by David Melle
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Umm el Fahm IS in Israel, but was the scene of the major attack by Israel police right at the beginning of the Intifada, when 13 were killed, leading to the constitution of a special inquiry commission.

Posted by: Mr Ben Frankel at February 2, 2004 10:04 AM


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