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Thursday, 10 October, 2002, 16:12 GMT 17:12 UK
In Pictures: Day of Mid-East violence
An Israeli woman is killed as a suicide bomber blows himself up boarding a bus in central Israel. Hours earlier, four Palestinians were shot dead as Israeli troops moved into the Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza Strip.

Crowd carrying the bodies of the victims.
Rafah residents rushed the bodies of the victims to the cemetery after clashing with Israeli troops

Grieving relatives of 12-year-old Thair El Huot
Relatives of a 12-year-old boy killed by Israeli soldiers were overcome with emotion during the funeral

Palestinian residents stand by a burning building after it was hit by a tank shell
Many houses in Rafah refugee camp have been destroyed by Israeli troops

A Palestinian man inspects the damage in buildings at the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat┐s compound in Ramallah
Israeli soldiers also raided West Bank towns and villages overnight

Policewoman and volunteers stand near the remains of the suicide bomber
Meanwhile, a suicide bomber killed himself and an elderly woman at a bus stop east of Tel Aviv

Left: a police officers looks at the remains of the suicide bomber - Right: an Israeli woman soldier was among the wounded
The wounded were taken to hospital, as Israeli investigators examined the bomber's body

An Israeli police officer comforts a soldier at the site where a suicide bomber detonated his explosives belt at a bus stop
Four people were wounded and a dozen others were treated for shock

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