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Thursday, 2 November, 2000, 15:53 GMT
In pictures: Jerusalem blast
At least two people have been killed and about 10 others injured in a car bomb explosion near a market in mainly Jewish West Jerusalem.

The blast came shortly before Palestinian and Israeli leaders were to make announcements regarding a "peace understanding".

Aftermath
Police officers examine the scene of the explosion

car wreck
The mangled wreck of the car carrying the bomb

Soldiers on street
Israel was on high alert even before the blast

police
Police stand next to the body of one of the people killed in the explosion

Bomb squad
Members of a bomb squad examine the area around the blast

Police try and calm orthodox Jews after the blast
Police try and calm the city's fearful orthodox Jews

Jerusalem skyline
Black smoke rises over the city
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02 Nov 00 | Middle East
Bomb kills two in Jerusalem
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