JERUSALEM (Oct. 15)
At least 70 persons were injured in a terrorist grenade attack on a group of Israel Defense Force recruits and their families near the Western Wall in the Old City Wednesday night. There were possible fatalities, according to initial reports.
The attack occurred at the Dung Gate, where the soldiers and their families were boarding buses after swearing-in ceremonies at the nearby Western Wall. Police and border police cordoned off the area as ambulances rushed the injured to Hadassah Hospital on Mt. Scopus. As of Thursday night no terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack.