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Thursday, October 09, 2003

News from Israel
A suicide bomber struck at an IDF roadblock today, near Tulkarm, wounding two Israeli soldiers and a Palestinian.

Four IDF reserve battalions have been called up to patrol the West Bank and Gaza after the end of Sukkot.

The death toll from the Maxim Restaurant bombing attack has risen to 20; no names yet.

And the good news: Over 3,000 Christians from 80 countries are due to arrive in Israel during the Sukkot holiday.