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Friday, June 20, 2003

Fatal shooting attack kills one Israeli -- Double bomb attack averted

but the "Peace" goes on . . .
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Colin Powell is quoted as saying that the key to the whole process is building up the capability of the Palestinian Authority security forces as quickly as possible. JPost

About 1:40 pm Friday, Palestinian terrorists attacked a car near Ofra. Brooklyn-born Zvi Goldstein, 47, who emigrated to Israel in 1992, was shot and killed. His wife, Michal, and his parents -- Gene and Lorraine Goldstein, both 73, of Plainview, NY, who had come to attend their grandson's wedding Thursday -- were wounded.

Earlier, in Gush Katif, a bicycle loaded with explosives was discovered. A second bomb, 20 kg., was set to explode nearby (when aid workers would have arrived at the scene in the wake of the bicycle bomb). Both were dealt with by the army, in a controlled explosion. Thank G-d, there were no injuries