Geha Interchange bus stop bombing

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Geha Interchange bus stop bombing
Part of the Second Intifada militancy campaign
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The attack site
Location Geha Interchange, Central District, Israel
Coordinates 32°05′31.86″N 34°50′45.67″E / 32.0921833°N 34.8460194°E / 32.0921833; 34.8460194
Date December 25, 2003
Circa 6:30 pm
Attack type
suicide bombing
Deaths 3 soldiers and 1 civilian (+ 1 bomber)
Non-fatal injuries
16
Perpetrators Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility

The Geha Interchange bus stop bombing was a suicide bombing which occurred on December 25, 2003 on a bus stop at the Geha Interchange on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, Israel. Four people were killed in the attack and 16 injured. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the attack.

The attack[edit]

On Thursday, around 6:30 pm on December 25, 2003, a Palestinian suicide bomber detonated an explosive device near a bus stop at the Geha Interchange. Three Israeli soldiers and a 19-year old woman were killed in the attack and 16 others were wounded. Two were killed instantly and a third died on the way to the hospital. The fourth victim died in the hospital several hours later.[1][2][3]

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The perpetrators[edit]

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the attack and stated that the suicide bomber was 18-year-old Saed Hanani of Beit Furik, a village in the West Bank.[1]

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