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Wednesday, 17 July, 2002, 23:33 GMT 00:33 UK
In pictures: Tel Aviv blast
Three bystanders have been killed in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv in two explosions that Israel claims were carried out by two Palestinian suicide bombers.

Israeli policeman
The explosions happened within seconds of each other in a crowded shopping area

Scene of the attack
According to Israeli police, the explosions were caused by a double suicide attack (AP)

Wounded victims
The area is popular with foreign workers

injured victim
Thirty people were injured and three bystanders were killed

Victims
People were left reeling after yet another suicide attack

Security personnel at the scene of the attack
The explosions come only one day after Palestinian gunmen attacked a West Bank Jewish settlement, leaving eight Israelis dead

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"We are in a war against terror"

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