A terrorist blows himself up at a soldiers’ bus stop in Ashkelon. A female soldier is killed and 34 other soldiers are injured. CH-53 Yas’ur and Bell-212 Anafa helicopters evacuate the wounded to hospitals. On the same day, another terrorist blows himself up inside a commuter bus in Jerusalem. Over the next few days, a series of Palestinian suicide bombings take a heavy toll of innocent Israeli lives.