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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Bomb kills two in a car in Nablus. Oops!

Two Palestinians were killed and two others wounded when a car exploded in the West Bank city of Nablus on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital officials said.

They said the casualties were men in their 20s. Their identities were not immediately known.

Nablus has seen frequent fighting between Palestinian militants and Israeli troops over the past 6 1/2 years of conflict. A military spokesman said he knew of no Israeli actions in Nablus at the time of the blast.

Even though Israel is not known to use car bombs in the territories, that doesn't stop the PalArabs from blaiming Israel. Ma'an Arabic says:
two Palestinians died, and several others wounded, one seriously wounds in the assassination attempt carried out by Israeli forces bombing collection downtown Nablus tonight.

According to our correspondent, quoting security sources said that a big explosion occurred inside the jeep-type vehicle "Suzuki" in the Sheikh Muslim city center, which led to the martyrdom of young Mahmoud Fatayir, and another unidentified because Coked body, were near the enclave addition to the injury of a number of other citizens passers wounds, one critically.

Dude, the body was totally Coked!

Call me a Zionist bigot, but I tend to believe the IDF in this one. Our PalArab self-death count for 2007 is now 276.

UPDATE:
One killed in Gaza by "unknown gunmen." 277.