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Unformatted text preview: Two bombs shatter Mideast peace hours after agreement signed September 5, 1999 Web posted at: 12:54 p.m. EDT (1654 GMT) TIBERIAS, Israel (CNN) -- Three people died in two explosions in Israel on Sunday, less than a day after Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat signed a revamped land-for-security accord. A suspected car bomb killed two people and injured four -- one critically -- in the northern Israeli resort town Tiberias. A similar explosion, about 20 minutes later and 50 miles (80 km) away, killed one person in the Mediterranean coastal city of Haifa. Police said they believed the Tiberias explosion occurred in a car traveling down a busy street and that the two dead people were both occupants of the vehicle. The four wounded were all pedestrians. There was no clear indication that the explosion was a terrorist act related to the peace process. But both hard-line Israelis and Palestinians oppose the new agreement, and Islamic extremists have threatened to escalate violence...
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