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Tuesday, 22 October, 2002, 19:39 GMT 20:39 UK
In pictures: Israeli bus bombing
Israel is in shock after the deadliest attack by Palestinian militants since June, but so far it has refrained from large-scale retaliation.

A jeep packed with explosives rammed into a bus on Monday at a junction just outside the northern town of Hadera, igniting a fireball.

Relatives mourn Israeli bomb victim Aiman Sharuf
The funerals of those killed have been taking place

Ayelet, right, daughter of Ofra Burger, cries at her mother's funeral
Fourteen people died in the blast, which was claimed by militant group Islamic Jihad

A man calls home to tell his wife he survived the blast
More than 40 people were injured

Aisha, the wife of terror suspect Mahmud Issa, breaks down as her home is demolished
In response, Israel swiftly began to destroy the homes of Palestinians suspected of involvement in terror activity

Army blowing up home of jailed militant near Nablus
But the response fell well short of the military strikes that usually follow such bomb attacks

A man stands near the burning bus
The bus was engulfed by flames after the jeep packed with explosives rammed into it

People carry an injured victim on a stretcher
Passers-by rushed to help

Police examine the wrecked bus
But for now all that is left is the shell of the burnt bus, which is being examined by forensic experts


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