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In pictures: Gaza bombing
Injured man
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Four people were killed and seven injured, including two Palestinians, in the bombing at Erez crossing.
Israeli soldier with crowd of Palestinians about to be sent back to Gaza Strip
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There were many Palestinians in the area, workers at a nearby industrial complex.
Palestinian workers raising shirts
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Islamic militants said they used a female bomber for the first time because of security "obstacles" facing male Palestinians.
Soldier's helmet near scene of bombing
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She blew herself up as soldiers tried to search her.
Israeli expert gathers evidence at the scene
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A mother of two, the bomber had vowed to turn her body into "deadly shrapnel".
Israeli security officer removes debris
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She was able to enter the security office after pretending she had a metal plate surgically implanted in her leg.

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