Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Jerusalem, Israel--2 March 2002

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 7 December 2017

Date: 2 March 2002

Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Type of event: terrorism


11 killed (including 7 children), over 50 injured by suicide bomber in Orthodox neighborhood of Jerusalem. The terrorist detonated the bomb at 7:15 PM next to a group of women with baby carriages outside a synagogue. Nine were killed immediately; one adult died 4 March and one 16-year-old died 20 June of injuries. Children killed were ages 7 months, 18 months, 3, 7, 12, 15, and 16. Those killed included 7 members of one family, attending a bar mitzvah.

Consequences: 12 killed, 51 injured


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