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Police: 12 killed in bus explosions in Israel

At least 12 people were killed and 50 others wounded in near-simultaneous explosions on two buses in the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva Tuesday, Israeli police and ambulance services said. Television pictures from the scene showed emergency personnel attending the wounded and burning wreckage. The explosions took place near the city center. Police could not say whether the blasts were the result of suicide bombings. The Palestinian Authority immediately condemned the attacks and the targeting of any civilians — Israelis or Palestinians. Authorities in Beer Sheva said there has never been a suicide bombing in this working-class city, the capital of the Negev desert with a population of about 200,000 people. Full Story

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