Suicide Bombing

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Suicide Bombing

An act of war or terrorism in which one explodes a bomb such that it kills oneself and the people in the vicinity. Suicide bombings are usually acts of desperation. The possibility of a suicide bombing is a type of political risk, especially in areas where they are already known to occur.
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His strategy apparently seeks to foster mayhem through homicide bombings. At the same time, he seeks to attract international intervention to attain his avowed goals, which are to move Israel behind the June 1967 borders; obtain a Palestinian state in all of Gaza and the East Bank, with Jerusalem as its capital; and gain the right of return for all Palestinian refugees.
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"Based on concrete intelligence that we have gathered in the past few weeks we are making certain arrests in order to prevent the recurrence of suicide bombings and homicide bombings that actually originated from that area," said Israeli government spokesman Raanan Gissin.