JERUSALEM (AP) -- As Mideast truce talks resumed Friday, a Palestinian man blew himself up at an Israeli military checkpoint in the West Bank, wounding an Israeli officer in the third suicide bombing in three days.
The checkpoint was on the so-called Green Line, the invisible frontier between Israel and the West Bank. It was not immediately clear whether the bomber had intended to carry out an attack in Israel or at the checkpoint.
There was no claim of responsibility. Suicide bombings on Wednesday and Thursday were carried out by the militant Islamic Jihad and a militia close to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's Fatah movement, respectively. In all, 10 Israelis were killed and dozens wounded.
Despite the wave of attacks, truce talks resumed on Friday, several hours after U.S. mediator Anthony Zinni met Arafat and delivered a stern message, saying the Palestinian leader had not done enough to prevent attacks on Israelis.
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