This is what a bomber looks like after blowing himself up killing a woman and wounding some 40 other people
Two teenagers walk fifty miles, with explosive vests, to the heavily guarded town of Dimona isolated in the middle of the Negev desert, home for the workers of the veryecret Dimona Nuclear weapons factory and reactor. They target a bunch of Bulgarian workers. The second teen decides to wait, maybe listening to a Hana Montana CD, he sees Israeli soldiers coming, their eyes meet, Abdul's finger goes for the detonator, but Magen David Adom** unit commander Chief -Superintendant Kobi Mor is faster on the draw. ( **"Red Shield of David" -recognized since June 2006 by the International Committee of the Red Cross as the national aid society of the state of Israel under the Geneva Conventions, and a member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
All of the 40 casualties were taken to Beersheba's Soroka University Medical Center, almost 30 minutes away despite superb hospital facilites in Dimona.
Go here for the detals of this simulated suicidalist and his amazing journey.
PS : In a speech to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva yesterday UK Defence Secretary (and Part Time Scottish Secretary) Des Browne today offered to host a conference of all five recognised nuclear weapon states to address the difficult technical challenges of verifying nuclear disarmament.
"These challenges require a global solution" ... but not so challenging that itis worth inviting Israel along to participate.
See You Tube video here and here also a You Tube Fox news report which states that Dimona is the site of Israel's Nuclear reactor. Also a Jerusalem Post video here . BBC video here
Update now the bombers are said to have come from Hebron in the West Bank (corr. fromLeft bank) not from Gaza.
The Press had a gaggle at the White House (text here) with Ms. Peroxide ..
Q Your statement issued yesterday, announcing, "The U.S. strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Dimona, Israel," it mentions not a word that Dimona is the production site of Israel's nuclear weapons. And my question: Why was there no mention of this important fact?
MS. PERINO: We are focusing on the fact that an innocent person was killed by a terrorist. I think that was the more important part of that statement.
Well done that un - named journo. Evidently not Rick Gannon.