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At Least 30 Injured in Suicide Bombing Blast in Netanya, Israel
Aired March 30, 2003 - 06:22 ET
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ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR: Just a quick update on this story we have been following for the last hour and a half or so. Suicide bombing in the seaside town of Netanya in Israel. Jerrold Kessel is reporting that at least 30 people sought some sort of medical treatment in a local hospital, at least 5 of them were believed to be serious.
The latest news to report is that the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad has claimed responsibility, this in a telephone call to The Associated Press. This is the first word we've had of anyone claiming responsibility for this attack, which happened just about an hour and 20 minutes ago.