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British woman killed in Israel bomb blast


A British woman was killed in an Israel bomb blast in Jerusalem.


The 60-year-old was caught in the blast, which has been blamed on Palestinian militants, yesterday afternoon.

A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that a British national was killed in a bomb blast in Jerusalem yesterday.

Reports said that 20 people were also injured in the blast including 4 boys playing football nearby.

The 4 lb suitcase bomb exploded in the Jewish part of the city. It was the first explosion in that part of the city in 7 years.

The Israeli police believe that Palestinian militants placed the bomb in the bus station. Violence has increased in the city.