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Wednesday, March 24, 2004 This time it was a 12-year-old used to carry a suicide bomb:
NABLUS, West Bank (AP) Israeli forces stopped a young Palestinian boy wearing a suicide bomb belt from crossing through a West Bank checkpoint Wednesday, authorities said.
The boy, about 12, was running toward the Hawara checkpoint south of Nablus when soldiers stopped him, the army said. They removed the belt with explosives from his body and sent in experts to detonate it, the army said.
It was unclear whether the boy was being sent as a suicide bomber or was a courier trying to smuggle the bomb belt through the checkpoint for another person to use.