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Friday, 18 May, 2001, 23:51 GMT 00:51 UK
In pictures: Day of bloodshed
A Palestinian suicide bomber struck outside a shopping centre in the Israeli coastal town of Netanya, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 90.

Israel retaliated by bombing Palestinian security headquarters in the West Bank and Gaza.

Mahmoud Ahmed Nimr Marmash
Mahmoud Ahmed Nimr Marmash, 20, blew himself up

The Hasharon shopping centre after the blast
The bomb wrecked the Hasharon shopping centre in the busy morning hours

Police carry away body of victim
Six Israelis were left dead and more than 90 wounded

Medics removing bodies
Medics rushed to the scene and volunteers offered help

Mother of Israeli guard Lior Kabesa kisses son in hospital
Israeli guard Lior Kabesa did not let the bomber into the mall

Hamas activists display model of an Israeli tank in Gaza
Hamas later drove a model of an Israeli tank and threatened more attacks

Palestinian youths demonstrating in Hebron
After the bomb, there were more clashes in the West Bank town of Hebron

Palestinians search for survivors in the rubble of the Palestinian Security headquarters in the West Bank town of Nablus
The Israelis strike back by bombing Palestinian security targets in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip

Palestinian policemen sit in a hospital in Nablus
Two Palestinian policemen, lucky to have survived the strikes

The rubble of the installation of an elite Palestinian unit in Ramallah, West Bank
A puppy is carried safely away from the bomb damage in Ramallah
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