From Dow Jones Newswires 02-04-08 and AFP:
GAZA CITY (AFP)--The Palestinian Hamas movement said a suicide bombing in southern Israel on Monday that killed one woman civilian was a "heroic act" and a "natural response to occupation crimes."
.... Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri told AFP in Gaza City...... "We bless this operation and call on armed groups to continue on the same path."
A suicide bomber died in Monday's attack in a shopping centre in the southern city of Dimona as well as the woman civilian. A second bomber was shot by police, medics said.