2004 Erez Crossing bombing

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Erez Crossing bombing
Part of the Second Intifada
Erez Crossing, 2005
LocationErez Crossing, Southern District, Israel
DateJanuary 14, 2004 (2004-01-14)
c. 9:30 am
Attack type
Suicide bombing
Deaths4 Israelis (+1 bomber)
PerpetratorsHamas and Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility with Reem Riyashi (ra) as the suicide bomber

The Erez Crossing bombing was a suicide bombing which happened on the 14th of January 2004, at the border crossing/cargo terminal Erez Crossing located on the border of Israel and the Gaza Strip. 4 Israelis were killed and 10 people (4 of them Palestinian) were injured in the bombing.[1]

Both Hamas and the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack claiming the attack as a joint operation against Israel for killing 25 Palestinian civilians.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "CNN.com - Female suicide bomber kills at least 4 Israelis - Jan. 14, 2004". CNN. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  2. "Martyr mother orphans toddlers". 15 January 2004. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  3. McGreal, Chris (2004-01-15). "Human-bomb mother kills four Israelis at Gaza checkpoint". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2024-02-16.