Skip to comments.Chronology of suicide bombings in Israel
Posted on 05/19/2002 7:34:58 AM PDT by Dallas
LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - An explosion rocked a market in the central Israeli city of Netanya on Sunday killing one other person and wounding more than 25 people, police said.
Following is a chronology of suicide bombings since a Palestinian uprising against Israeli occupation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip began in September 2000.
Oct 26, 2000 - Suicide bomber strikes near an Israeli army post in the Gaza Strip, wounding a soldier.
March 27, 2001 - Suicide bomber blows himself up next to a bus in Jerusalem's French Hill area, injuring 30 Israelis.
March 28, 2001 - Suicide bomber kills himself and two Israeli teenagers in Newe Yamin, near central city of Kfar Saba.
April 22, 2001 - Suicide bomber kills a doctor and wounds 41 in a rush-hour attack in Kfar Saba.
May 18, 2001 - Suicide bomber kills five people and wounds around 60 at a crowded Netanya shopping mall.
June 1, 2001 - Twenty-two people are killed when a suicide bomber detonates a bomb among teenagers waiting to enter a Tel Aviv nightclub.
July 16, 2001 - Palestinian suicide bomber from the Islamic Jihad group detonates bomb at a bus stop in the Israeli town of Binyamina. Two Israeli soldiers are killed.
August 9, 2001 - Palestinian suicide bomber blows himself and 15 people up in a pizza restaurant in Jerusalem in revenge for an Israeli missile strike.
August 12, 2001 - Palestinian suicide bomber wounds 15 people when he blows himself up in a restaurant in Kiryat Motzkin in northern Israel.
September 4, 2001 - Palestinian wounds 15 people when he blows himself up outside a Jerusalem hospital.
September 9, 2001 - Israeli Arab blows himself up at a railway station in Nahariya, northern Israel, killing three people.
November 29, 2001 - Palestinian blows himself up on a bus in Hadera, killing three Israelis.
December 1, 2001 - At least 10 Israelis killed and more than 150 hurt in double Palestinian suicide bombing and car bomb in central Jerusalem.
December 2, 2001 - Palestinian suicide bomber kills 15 people and wounds 40 when he blows himself up on a bus in Haifa.
December 5, 2001 - Suicide bomber blows himself up outside a Jerusalem hotel wounding three people.
December 9, 2001 - Palestinian suicide bomber detonates explosives at hitch-hiking post near Haifa wounding eight people and himself. He is shot dead by police moments later.
December 12, 2001 - Two Palestinians blow themselves up at a Jewish settlement in the Gaza Strip, wounding at least three people.
January 25, 2002 - Palestinian blows himself up near a cafe in Tel Aviv, wounding 25 people. Safwat Abdurrahman Khalil was a member of Islamic Jihad's Jerusalem Brigades.
January 27, 2002 - Two people killed and 111 injured in a suicide bombing on the Jaffa Road in Jerusalem. Wafa Idrees, 28, from the Al-Amari refugee camp near Ramallah, was the first Palestinian woman bomber.
January 30, 2002 - Suicide bomber kills himself and wounds two members of Israel's Shin Bet security service near Taibeh.
February 16, 2002 - Palestinian suicide bomber kills himself and two Israelis and wounds 20 people in a shopping centre in the Jewish settlement of Karnei Shomron.
February 27, 2002 - Female suicide bomber blows herself up at an Israeli checkpoint near the central Israeli town of Modi'in. Five people wounded.
March 2, 2002 - Palestinian suicide bomber kills nine people, including five children, when he blows himself up in an ultra-Orthodox neighbourhood of Jerusalem.
March 5 - Palestinian suicide bomber blows himself up on a bus in the Galilee city of Afula, killing one Israeli and wounding at least five.
March 9 - Suicide bomber kills 13 people and injures more than 50 by blowing himself up in the crowded Moment Cafe in Jerusalem near Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's residence.
March 20 - Suicide bomber blows himself up on a bus near the Israeli Arab town of Umm al-Fahm, killing at least seven people including himself and wounding 27.
March 21 - Palestinian suicide bomber kills himself and three others when he blows himself up in the heart of West Jerusalem.
March 27 - Suicide bomber blows himself up in the lobby of the seaside Park Hotel in the resort town of Netanya, killing 29 people and wounding more than 100.
March 29 - Woman suicide bomber blows herself up at a supermarket in the Kiryat Yovel suburb of Jerusalem, killing two people and injuring at least 20.
March 30 - Suicide bomber blows himself up in a busy Tel Aviv restaurant on Allenby Street, at least 20 people are hurt.
March 31 - Suicide bomber blows himself up in the Matza restaurant run by Israeli Arabs in the northern Israeli port city of Haifa, 15 people are killed and 44 are injured. A second suicide attack wounds six people at the Jewish settlement of Efrat in the West Bank.
April 10 - A Palestinian suicide bomber kills eight Israelis and wounds 12 when he blows himself up on a bus crowded with commuters near the northern Israeli city of Haifa.
April 12 - Female suicide bomber blows herself up at the Mahane Yehuda market, Jerusalem's main outdoor market, killing six people and wounding nearly 90.
May 8 - A suicide bomber strikes at a snooker club in Rishon Letzion south of Tel Aviv, killing 15 Israelis and wounding 60.
May 15 - An explosion rocks a market in Netanya killing at least one person.
Quick, get the UN to pass another resolution condemning the Israelis for letting too many of their citizens be killed.
The LTTE Tamil Tigers are of interest since:
- They are apparently leaders in the development of suicide bomb attacks. There was a notably successful attack on the airport where two Airbus were destroyed and other civilian and miltary aircraft damaged.
- They aren't Arabs or Mulims, so they can't be motivated to suicide by the prospect of 70 virgins. They speak Tamil and are Hindu.
- They are supported by and train in India. India is fighting the war on terrorism and will hopefully liquidate the Pakistani Deobandist muslim terrorist threat along with their Wahhabi muslim Al Qaeda allies.
I'd be interested in learning more about non-Muslim suicide bombers and how they are indoctrinated and motivated to carry out the attacks.