Palestinian suicide bomber wounds 20 in Tel Aviv

A Palestinian &to=http://english.pravda.ru/columnists/2002/04/15/27610.html' target=_blank>suicide bomber disguised as a peddler blew himself up in a Tel Aviv fast-food restaurant and wounded 20 people Thursday, just a week before the Palestinian parliament election, in a challenge to the Palestinian and Israeli leaders.

Islamic Jihad, the only Palestinian faction to boycott the parliament vote, claimed responsibility. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas accused the group of trying to sabotage the election.