Woman killed in J'lem attack identified as British national

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March 24, 2011 11:58

 
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The British Foreign Office confirmed Thursday that a UK national died in Wednesday's terrorist attack at a Jerusalem bus stop, the Associate Press reported. The woman was injured heavily in the blast and died of her wounds the same day. Thirty-nine others were wounded in the attack; two are still in serious condition.

The UK's Foreign Office said that the woman's next of kin were informed and that her family if being provided consular assistance. Israeli police described the woman as a tourist, though her identity remains unknown.

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