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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

25 hurt in J'lem bombing

25 hurt in Jerusalem bombing

Terror in capital: Explosive device explodes at phone booth near Jerusalem bus stop Wednesday afternoon; at least three people sustain serious wounds in blast. Police searching for more bombs in area

Omri Efraim

Latest Update:  03.23.11, 

Terror in capital: At least 25 people were hurt Wednesday afternoon after an explosive device was detonated in a phone booth near the Jerusalem Convention Center.


One person sustained grave wounds in the explosion and three others were seriously hurt. Five other victims were moderately wounded and the rest sustained light injuries. 


Most victims are young, aged 15-30, said Shaare Zedek Medical Center Deputy Director, Ovadia Shemesh.