Israel: May 22, 2002


: 10.0pt"> A suicide bomber attacked in a southern city, killing himself and two others, and wounding 27.  Soldiers also killed a Palestinian in the West Bank who was wearing a bomb belt. Meanwhile, the army used a tank as a sniper to kill a leader in the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades and two of his associates. A civilian passing by was also killed. Troops also set up a roadblock in the Gaza strip, blocking main north south and cutting the Gaza Strip in half for vehicle traffic. This was in response to Palestinian mortar attacks on Israeli settlements in Gaza. 




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