Two Israeli border policemen were killed and 17 other people wounded when a teenage Palestinian suicide bomber blew herself up at a police checkpoint next to several bus stops in Jerusalem.
One died instantly at the scene of the &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/war/2003/04/09/45846.html' target=_blank>blast near the French Hill district in the east of the city when the woman detonated some four kilos (nine pounds) of explosives she had hidden in a bag, police spokesman Gil Kleiman told AFP. His colleague died shortly afterwards of his injuries in hospital, says Channel News Asia. Dressed in black and wearing a traditional &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/365/11845_Muslims.html' target=_blank>Muslim headscarf, the 18-year-old woman approached a security position near a hitch-hiking post used mostly by soldiers and detonated a bomb she was carrying hidden in a bag, police and witnesses said on Wednesday.
"She threw her head back and then there was an &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/accidents/21/96/382/13532_Kemer.html' target=_blank>explosion," one witness, Debbie Segal, told Army Radio. "A few seconds later, her body burst into flames."
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of collapse?
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War