Word on the street is that one of the victims of Wednesday's bombing is the wife of a neighborhood shopkeeper.
It seems that Sharon has thrown off the gloves against Hamas in the wake of the bombing and the PA's promise not to act against them. Some people on Channel 2 news were talking along these lines, and said that this approach has tacit support from the US - in the sense that Sharon would not be continuing the Gaza operations otherwise. But the weekend papers say differently.
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