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A small explosive charge was discovered at a suburban Jerusalem bus stop Monday afternoon and defused by police sappers. The bomb was wrapped in an innocent-looking white plastic bag, but it aroused the suspicion of Reuven Sharbani who had been wounded by a bomb explosion in the capital in 1974. He stopped a passing cab and asked the driver to alert the police on his two-way radio. Police arrived at the scene within minutes of the alert.

CORRECTION Rep. Robert Mrazek of New York was misidentified in the February 10 Daily News Bulletin. He is a Democrat, not a Republican, of Huntington, Long Island.

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