Suicide attacks since 2001

Over 540 men, women, and children have been killed by suicide bombers since the outbreak of the second Intifada.

January 29, 2007 16:30
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During more than six years of Palestinian-Israeli violence, 540 people have been killed in 130 Palestinian suicide bombings. Here's a look at some of the deadliest attacks:

  • Jan. 29, 2007: A bomber blows up in Eilat bakery, killing three.
  • April 17, 2006: 1 bomber, 11 Israelis killed in Tel Aviv felafel stand bombing.
  • Dec. 5, 2005: A bomber blows up at a shopping mall in the coastal town of Netanya, killings five.
  • Oct. 26, 2005: A bomber blows up in Hadera at a felafel stand, killing five.
  • July 12, 2005: Bomber blows up at shopping mall in Netanya, killing five.
  • Feb. 25, 2005: In the first attack after a truce, a bomber blows himself up in crowd near Tel Aviv nightclub, killing four.
  • August 31, 2004: Two bombers in buses in Beersheba, killing 16.
  • March 14, 2004: Two bombers at Ashdod port, killing 10.
  • Jan. 29, 2004: A bombing on a bus on Jerusalem's Gaza Street kills 11 people.
  • Oct. 4, 2003: A bombing at a seaside restaurant in Haifa kills at least 19.
  • Sept. 9, 2003: A bombing at a bus stop near an army base outside Tel Aviv kills eight Israeli soldiers.
  • Aug. 19, 2003: A bombing on a bus in Jerusalem kills 23.
  • June 11, 2003: A bombing on a bus on Jerusalem's central Jaffa Street kills 17.
  • March 5, 2003: A bombing on a bus in Haifa kills 17.
  • Jan. 5, 2003: Two bombers strike the Neve Shaanan pedestrian mall in Tel Aviv, killing 23.
  • Oct. 21, 2002: A bombing on a bus at the Karkur Junction in northern Israel kills 14.
  • June 18, 2002: A bombing at junction in southern Jerusalem kills 19.
  • June 5, 2002: A bombing on a bus near Megiddo Junction in northern Israel kills 17.
  • May 7, 2002: A bombing at a pool hall in the Tel Aviv suburb of Rishon Letzion kills 15.
  • March 31, 2002: A bombing at a restaurant in Haifa kills 15.
  • March 27, 2002: A bombing at a hotel dining room during a ritual Seder meal at the start of Passover in the city of Netanya kills 29.
  • March 9, 2002: A bombing at Jerusalem's Moment Cafe kills 11.
  • March 2, 2002: A bombing at Jerusalem's haredi Mea Shearim neighborhood kills 11.
  • Dec. 2, 2001: A bombing on a bus in the coastal city of Haifa kills 15.
  • Dec. 1, 2001: Two bombers strike Jerusalem's Ben Yehuda pedestrian mall, killing 11.
  • Aug. 9, 2001: A bombing at Sbarros pizzeria in Jerusalem kills 15.
  • June 1, 2001: A bombing at the Dolphinarium seaside disco in Tel Aviv kills 21, mostly teenagers.

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