Two people were killed after a car bomb exploded on a small side street near a crowded outdoor Jerusalem market. Both of the victims were passers-by, the city’s police chief said. Nine people were lightly injured. In a statement faxed to the Reuters news agency, Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
The Archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency includes articles published from 1923 to 2008. Archive stories reflect the journalistic standards and practices of the time they were published.