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Friday, 12 April, 2002, 19:02 GMT 20:02 UK
In pictures: Jerusalem suicide bombing
A powerful bomb has exploded at a bus stop in a busy area of west Jerusalem. The blast came as US Secretary of State Colin Powell held talks in Israel aimed at brokering a Middle East ceasefire.

The bus in central Jerusalem
The bus exploded in one of Jerusalem's busiest areas

Stretcher takes wounded person away
Emergency workers rushed to evacuate the wounded

Victims laid out next to the bus
At least six people died in the attack

Paramedic with injured boy
And more than 60 people were injured

Emergency services at Mahane Yehuda
Many people were shopping at the market as the explosion occurred

Woman led away crying
For some, the horror of the attack was too much

Paramedic at the scene
Paramedics had to pick their way through the debris

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