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Israeli Troops Enter West Bank

June 5, 2002

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JENIN, West Bank (AP) _ Israeli tanks rolled into the West Bank town of Jenin on Wednesday, just hours after an Islamic militant from the area blew himself up alongside a crowded Israeli bus, killing at least 16 passengers.

Palestinian security officials said armored vehicles drove into Jenin from three directions. Two attack helicopters fired machine guns toward one neighborhood, witnesses said. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

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