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Wednesday, 10 April, 2002, 20:28 GMT 21:28 UK
In pictures: Haifa bus bomb
Eight Israelis have been killed in a suicide bombing on a bus near Haifa in northern Israel.

The bomber was also killed and at least 14 people were wounded. The Islamic militant group Hamas has claimed responsibility.

Remains of bombed bus
The roof of the bus was ripped off by the force of the explosion

Bomb victim
The injured were rushed to hospital in nearby Haifa

A bus bomb victim is removed
The dead were removed from the wreckage

Bus bomb victims
And laid along the roadside

Investigators in the bus wreckage
Investigators moved in to inspect the scene

A member of the burial team works inside the bus
While teams of orthodox Jews moved in to collect the victim's remains for burial

A member of the burial team mops up blood outside the bus
Every scrap of flesh and drop of blood must be collected

See also:

10 Apr 02 | Middle East
'I saw bodies everywhere'
10 Apr 02 | Middle East
Suicide bomb fears haunt Israelis
02 Apr 02 | Middle East
Israel's history of bomb blasts
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