Carmel Market bombing

The Carmel Market bombing was a suicide bombing which occurred on 1 November 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]

Carmel Market bombing
Part of the Second Intifada militancy campaign
The attack site is located in Tel Aviv
The attack site
The attack site
The attack site is located in Central Israel
The attack site
The attack site
LocationCarmel Market, Tel Aviv, Israel
Coordinates32°4′7.26″N 34°46′8.57″E / 32.0686833°N 34.7690472°E / 32.0686833; 34.7690472
Date1 November 2004; 17 years ago (2004-11-01)
Attack type
suicide bombing
Deaths3 Israeli civilians (+ 1 bomber)
Injured30+ Israeli civilians
PerpetratorsPopular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility

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

The attackEdit

On Monday, 1 November 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]

The perpetratorsEdit

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 reactionsEdit

Involved parties

  Israel: Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman urged the Palestinian Authority to crack down on armed militants.[3]

  Palestinian territories:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "BBC NEWS - Middle East - Bomber attacks Tel Aviv market". Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Suicide blast kills 4 at Tel Aviv market / 16-year-old bomber injures 32 others at outdoor stalls". SFGate. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  3. ^ "BBC NEWS - Middle East - Bomber's family condemn militants". Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  4. ^ a b Arafat Condemns Market Suicide Bombing (Sky News)

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