From the CNN report:
A suicide bomber killed at least 19 people and injured 130 at a popular seaside hotel Wednesday, the start of the Jewish religious holiday of Passover. At least 48 of the injured were described as "severely wounded."
The bombing occurred in a crowded dining room at the Park Hotel, a seaside resort, during the traditional meal marking the start of Passover. Ra'anan Gissin, a senior adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, called the attack a "Passover massacre" and said the government would use all "necessary measures" to stop further terror attacks.
Israeli television broadcast video showing a building with its walls blown out and stunned people being escorted from the scene by emergency workers. Victims were carried away on gurneys and police had barricaded the scene of the blast.
The Palestinian group Hamas, an Islamic fundamentalist group labeled a terrorist organization by the U.S. State Department, claimed responsibility for the attack. Hamas has a military wing that has carried out attacks on Israeli civilians and military targets during the 18-month-old Al Aqsa intifada.
Hamas spokesman Usama Hamdan told CNN after the attack said "Israelis have to expect those attacks from everywhere, from every Palestinian group."
Speaking in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday, President Bush immediately condemned the attack.
"This callous, cold-blooded killing must stop. I call upon ... Arafat and the Palestinian Authority to do everything in their power to stop the terrorist killing, because there are people in the Middle East who would rather kill than have peace," Bush said during a speech at Georgia Tech.
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In the photo, recue workers at the scene of the bombing. Imagine the contrast of what the hotel must have looked like BEFORE the bombing, full of people dressed in their holiday best, sitting down with their families and loved ones to a festive Seder meal.