Israeli Police Say Suicide Bombing Stopped in Beer Sheva
The Israeli police said Tuesday that they had prevented a suicide bombing in Beer Sheva, the major city in the southern part of Israel.
According to an Israel Radio report, the security services got a tip on Monday about the planned attack and arrested a Palestinian on Tuesday.
The Palestinian allegedly admitted that his task was to bring the bomber to a crowded site in the city.
He led the police to the hiding place of the bomber, according to the report.
AFP's latest death tally for the Palestinian uprising against 34 years of Israeli military occupation comes out to 13 Arab Israelis, 572 Palestinians, and 154 Israelis, putting the ratio of casualties at around four Palestinians killed for every Israeli loss.
Israel’s wounded number in the high hundreds, according to army sources, while the Palestine Red Crescent Society puts the number of Palestinians injured at over 14,000.
Amnesty International reported early this year that almost 100 Palestinian children had been killed by Israeli soldiers, nearly all in situations where the occupation troops were under no immediate threat.
The latest Palestinian uprising against 34 years of Israeli military occupation began last September – Albawaba.com
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