A Palestinian car bomber blew up in the West Bank before reaching his target. Only the driver was killed in Wednesday’s blast near the checkpoint of Baka al-Gharbiya. The Al-Aksa Brigade, the terrorist wing of Yasser Arafat’s Fatah movement, claimed responsibility for the attempted attack.
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