Israeli officials arrested a Palestinian from the West Bank who was carrying a bomb. Israel Radio said the suspect was on his way to the Jewish settlement of Har Bracha and that the device was set to be detonated by a cell phone. In another development, Israeli police said a bomb that went off at a major intersection in Haifa, lightly injuring three police officers, was planted by Palestinian militants.
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