Carmel Market bombing

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Carmel Market bombing
Part of the Second Intifada militancy campaign
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The attack site

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The attack site
Location Carmel Market, Tel Aviv, Israel
Coordinates 32°4′7.26″N 34°46′8.57″E / 32.0686833°N 34.7690472°E / 32.0686833; 34.7690472
Date November 1, 2004
Attack type
suicide bombing
Deaths 3 Israeli civilians (+ 1 bomber)
Non-fatal injuries
30+ Israeli civilians
Perpetrators Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility

The Carmel Market bombing was a suicide bombing which occurred on November 1, 2004 at the Carmel Market located at the heart of Tel Aviv's business district. Three people were killed in the attack and over 30 people were injured.[1]

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the attack.[2]

The attack[edit]

On Monday, November 1, 2004, shortly after 11:00 am, a Palestinian suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt hidden underneath his clothes detonated the explosive device at the Carmel Market located at the heart of Tel Aviv's business district.[1]

The blast killed three civilians and injured over 30 people.[1]

Fatalities[edit]

The perpetrators[edit]

The Palestinian Marxist-Leninist militant group Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the attack, and stated that the attack was carried out by a 16-year-old Palestinian named Amar Alfar who originated from the Palestinian city of Nablus in the West Bank.[2]

Official reactions[edit]

Involved parties

 Israel: Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman urged the Palestinian Authority to crack down on armed militants.[6]

 Palestinian territories:

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