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Friday, Nov. 29, 2002 at 5:10 PM
BiBi WAS slated to lose to the more moderate Sharon (can you believe it!), when, SURPRISE!!! Palestinian terrorists shoot-up a Likud polling booth, killing 5 Israelis ON ELECTION DAY!
WHAT LUCK FOR BIBI!!
Gunmen Kill Five Israelis in Election Day Attack
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Filed at 11:42 a.m. ET
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In an election-day attack, two Palestinian gunmen opened fire Thursday at a Likud Party office and at passengers in a nearby bus terminal in the northern Israeli town of Beit Shean. Five Israelis were killed and dozens wounded in the attack.
The gunmen were killed in an ensuing firefight with police, security guards and armed bystanders. Initial witness reports said a third gunmen fled to a nearby building but searchers did not find anyone else....
Thursday's attack came as Likud Party members throughout Israel were voting in a leadership contest between Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Foreign Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Likud officials said the vote would not be called off. Sharon is favored to win the race....
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