At least 15 people died in an explosion at the Israeli-owned Paradise Hotel, an Indian Ocean resort at Kikambala near Mombasa, Kenya, on Nov. 28 2002. Some of the immediate damage can be seen in this image taken from TV.
An aerial view of the Paradise Hotel, in Kikambala, near Mombasa, Kenya, after it was devastated by a car bomb. In what appeared to be a simultaneous attack, at least two missiles were fired at, but missed, an Israeli airliner as it departed the city of Mombasa moments before the hotel bomb exploded.
An Israeli security officer and a Kenyan soldier stand in front of bodies, covered in the background, at the Paradise hotel in Kenya. Killed in the blast were three Israelis, 10 Kenyans and two or three car bombers.
An unidentified Israeli Arkia charter airline passenger, right, cries as she meets a relative shortly after her plane landed in Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Nov. 28, 2002. Two missiles were fired at her flight as it took off from Kenya, but both missed.
Destroyed cars are seen outside the Paradise Hotel in Kikambala, near Mombasa.
One day after the bombing, Israeli and Kenyan investigators take measurements of a Pajero vehicle, the same model as the car used in the bombing of the Paradise hotel.
A Kenyan boy begs police officers to let him pass to the scene of the bomb site on Nov. 29.
Photo released by Israeli Defense Forces shows the Israeli-owned Paradise Hotel in Kikambala, Kenya, on Nov. 29, one day after three suicide bombers blew themselves up in this Indian Ocean resort near the Kenyan port city of Mombasa.
Police in uniform and plainclothes inspect one of the missile launchers, near the Moi International Airport, that was used to fire two missiles on a Boeing 757 Israeli airliner owned by Arkia Airlines. Bound for Tel Aviv, Israel, from Mombasa, Kenya, the plane with 261 passengers and 10 crew members landed safely in Tel Aviv.
Kenyan soldiers and an Israeli investigation team stand behind a wrecked car Dec. 1 as they investigate at the site of Thursday's bomb attack at the Paradise hotel in Kikambala.
Women cry as they follow the coffins of three traditional Kenyan dancers who were killed in the bombing of the Paradise Hotel. The three were buried Dec. 1 in Mawemi village, a few kilometers from the Paradise Hotel in Kikambala.
A Kenyan official, wearing overalls given to him by Israeli investigators, collects evidence Dec. 2 at the scene of the Nov. 28 suicide bomb attack at the Paradise hotel.
A woman mourns at the graveside of Israeli brothers Noy and Dvir Anter, ages 12 and 13, who were killed in a suicide terror bombing Nov. 28 at a tourist hotel in Kenya. The boys' funeral service took place at Yarkon cemetery near Tel Aviv, on Sunday, Dec. 1.
As dusk falls, Muslims break their daily Ramadan fast at a mosque in Mombasa, Kenya, Dec. 2, 2002. In the final week of the holy month of Ramadan, one of the main topics of conversation is Osama bin Laden and his role in international terrorism.
A Kenyan investigator collects evidence Dec. 2 at the scene of a suicide bomb attack at the Paradise hotel in Kikambala. Sixteen people killed in the blast including the three suicide bombers.
Kenyan soldiers collect evidence Dec. 3 at the scene of a devastating bomb attack at the Paradise hotel at Kikambala.
Based on information from witnesses, Kenyan police released computer-generated sketches Dec. 9 showing two suspects, both believed to be in their 30s. They would not say whether the men were connected to the hotel bombing or the missile attack. Police were already holding more than a dozen people for questioning.