Jerusalem Sbarro pizza bombing victim dies after 22 years in coma

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Chana Nachenberg was 1 of 16 radical killed successful the bombing

A US-Israeli pistillate has died aft 22 years successful a coma from injuries suffered successful a Palestinian termination bombing astatine a pizza edifice successful Jerusalem.

Chana Nachenberg was 31 astatine the clip of the onslaught astatine the Sbarro pizzeria, which killed 15 different people, including 7 children and a large woman.

She is the 3rd US nationalist to dice arsenic a effect of the bombing successful August 2001.

The US is seeking the extradition from Jordan of a pistillate convicted by Israel of execution for her relation successful the attack.

Ahlam Tamimi, who was calved successful the occupied West Bank and has Jordanian citizenship, was fixed 16 beingness sentences by an Israeli tribunal successful 2003. She was released successful 2011 arsenic portion of a woody to escaped an Israeli worker held captive for much than 5 years by Palestinian Hamas militants successful Gaza.

Tamimi helped the bomber, Izz al-Din Shuheil al-Masri, transportation retired the attack. She settled successful Jordan aft her release, and has spoken astir her pridefulness astatine her engagement successful the atrocity.

Tamimi is connected the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list and the US says it is seeking her extradition connected charges of conspiring to usage a limb of wide demolition against Americans. Jordan's High Court has rejected a erstwhile request.

The parents of 1 of the 2 different US citizens killed successful the onslaught - Malki Roth, who was 15 astatine the clip - person campaigned for years for the US to bash much to effect Tamimi's extradition.

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The Sbarro restaurant, astatine a engaged intersection successful the centre of westbound Jerusalem, was packed with customers erstwhile Tamimi and Masri, some Hamas members, entered connected 9 August. Tamimi, who chose the target, near earlier Masri blew himself up. In summation to those killed, astir 130 radical were injured.

It was 1 of aggregate termination bombings by Hamas during the 2nd Palestinian intifada, oregon uprising, against Israel, which began the erstwhile twelvemonth and tailed disconnected successful 2005.

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