Taxi Explodes in Israel Near Northern Town of Umm El-Fahem
Aired March 1, 2001 - 8:06 a.m. ET
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CAROL LIN, CNN ANCHOR: One man has been killed and nine people injured by an explosion in a minivan being used as a taxi in northern Israel.
Now, details are still sketchy, but one report says the van exploded while stopped at a checkpoint near the predominantly Arab town of Umm El-Fahem. Israeli police are calling the blast an act of terror. And they suspect that the man who was killed had taken the explosives onboard the taxi.
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