2002 Herzliya bombing

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The 2002 Herzliya bombing was a suicide bombing that occurred on June 11, 2002, in the city of Herzliya, Israel. The attack was part of the larger conflict known as the Second Intifada, a period of intensified Israeli–Palestinian conflict.

Background[edit | edit source]

The Second Intifada, also known as the Al-Aqsa Intifada, began in late September 2000 and was characterized by frequent suicide bombings, shooting attacks, and other forms of violence. The conflict resulted in significant casualties on both the Israeli and Palestinian sides.

The Attack[edit | edit source]

On June 11, 2002, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in a restaurant in Herzliya. The explosion resulted in the death of the bomber and injuries to 15 other individuals. The attack caused significant damage to the restaurant and surrounding area.

Perpetrators[edit | edit source]

The identity of the perpetrator and the organization responsible for the attack were not immediately clear. Various Palestinian militant groups were active during this period, often claiming responsibility for such attacks.

Aftermath[edit | edit source]

The bombing led to increased security measures in Herzliya and other parts of Israel. The Israeli government intensified its military operations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in response to the ongoing wave of attacks.

Impact[edit | edit source]

The 2002 Herzliya bombing was one of many attacks during the Second Intifada that contributed to the escalation of violence and the deepening of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The attack had a lasting impact on the local community and heightened tensions in the region.

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