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Tuesday, 18 June, 2002, 15:04 GMT 16:04 UK
In pictures: Jerusalem blast
A Palestinian suicide bomber blows himself up on a packed bus in Jerusalem, killing or wounding dozens of Israelis, many of them schoolchildren.

Wreckage of the bus blast
The bus had been travelling into Jerusalem when the bomb blew it across the road.

Medic tends to man at the scene
It was the worst such attack since the passover massacre in Netanya on 27 March

Distraught relatives at Jerusalem hospital
The bomb was packed with metal fragments which wreaked carnage among the passengers.

Suspected bomber Mohammed al-Ghoul
Witnesses say the bomber got on the bus near the Arab district of Beit Safafa.

Arab women look towards the site of the blast
It was the deadliest attack in Jerusalem since the intifada began.

Ariel Sharon (in tie) surveys body bags at the scene
The Israeli prime minister said his country would continue to fight "Palestinian terrorism".

Construction of the West Bank security fence
The attack comes as Israel presses ahead with work to wall off the West Bank against future attackers.

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