Haifa bus 16 suicide bombing
|Haifa bus 16 suicide bombing|
|Part of the Second Intifada militancy campaign|
|Date||2 December 2001|
|Deaths||15 civilians (+ 1 bomber)|
|Perpetrators||Hamas claimed responsibility|
The Palestinian Islamist militant organization Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
During the afternoon of Sunday, 2 December 2001, the perpetrator calmly boarded Haifa bus No. 16, which was en route from Neve Sha'anan to the Giborim bridge. The perpetrator paid the bus fare and a few seconds later detonated the explosive device concealed underneath his clothes. The attack, which occurred in a busy intersection in the Tel Amal neighbourhood in Haifa killed 15 people and injured 40 more, 17 of them critically.
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- 15 SLAUGHTERED IN 3RD SUICIDE ATTACK Israel left reeling by bus bombing - 3 December 2001. Daily News