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Bombed Israeli Bus to Be Shown Outside World Court

A Jerusalem bus wrecked in a suicide bombing was readied Tuesday for a flight to the Netherlands as part of an Israeli public relations offensive surrounding a World Court hearing on Israel’s West Bank barrier. Israel’s Zaka private emergency service said it was sending the charred skeleton of Bus 19, in which 11 people were killed on Jan. 29 when a Palestinian policeman blew himself up, as grim evidence of how Israel has “suffered from terror.” The bus, taken in pieces to Ben-Gurion airport on a flatbed truck, was to be flown out Wednesday and displayed outside the World Court in The Hague during next week’s hearings on the legality of the barrier Israel is building in the West Bank. Israel says the network of concrete and razor wire, which snakes into Palestinian territory in some places, is meant to stop suicide bombers. Palestinians condemn it as a grab for land they want for a state. Full Story

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