JULY 31, 08:05 ET
6 Die in Jerusalem Univ. Bomb Blast
By STEVE WEIZMAN
Associated Press Writer
JERUSALEM (AP) — An apparent suicide bomber detonated
explosives in a crowded cafeteria at Hebrew University
during lunchtime Wednesday, killing at least six people
and wounding more than 30.
The blast, at the university's Frank Sinatra cafeteria,
came at a time when classes are not in session. However,
students are taking exams and the cafeteria was busy at
``There was a terrorist and he blew up,'' a witness,
identified only as Shai, told Army Radio. ``There is a
lot of chaos, a lot of police. It's a mess, there's a
lot of wounded.''
Sirens wailing, rescue vehicles rushed to the scene,
swiftly removing bloodied victims. Sniffer dogs were
checking for more bombs.
At least six people were killed, said Israeli government
spokesman Danny Seaman said. The Israeli rescue service
put the number of wounded at more than 30, with several
of them in critical condition.
The attack was at the Mount Scopus campus of the
university located near the border between traditionally
Arab east Jerusalem and west Jerusalem.
Most of the students are Jewish, though a large number
of Arabs also attend the university. Israel's Channel 2
television said Arab students were believed to be among
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