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Fourth Bus Bombing Victim Identified

November 22, 1978
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The fourth fatality in the attack Sunday on a bus near Jericho was identified as Aryeh Bentovim, 26, from Kibbutz Mitzpeh Shalom. He was on his way to Ben Gurion Airport from where he was to proceed for a 10-day vacation in Cyprus. Meanwhile, police investigation rejected the suggestion of the bus driver that the explosive charge was thrown at the bus from the outside. Inspection of the bus frame indicated that the bomb had been placed inside the bus.

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