Hadera, Israel - State of
POLICE AT EXPLOSION SITE IN HADERA.
Israeli policeman with a dog checks the area around the explosion site where 16 people were wounded in the northern Israeli city Hadera January 17. Police believe it was an attack by Palestinian militants. The device was left in a rubbish bin outside a bank near the main market. Prime Minister Ehud Barak, negotiting peace with the Palestinians and Syria, said he had just finished warning a close-door meeting of parliament members that attacks were likely in coming months when he learned of the explosion.