Explosion hits Tel Aviv bus

2012-11-21 12:23
A bomb has gone off in a Tel Aviv bus injuring at least 10 people. (<a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%40Vostvitzech&src=typd ">@Vostvitzech</a>, Twitter)

A bomb has gone off in a Tel Aviv bus injuring at least 10 people. (@Vostvitzech, Twitter)

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Tel Aviv - At least 10 people were injured on Wednesday in an explosion on a bus in central Tel Aviv, Israel's emergency services said, with police saying the source of the blast was not immediately clear.

"There are about 10 people wounded of whom three are in serious condition," emergency services spokesperson Zaki Heller told public radio.

"There was an apparent explosion on a bus in Shaul HaMelech Street in Tel Aviv. The background and circumstances are not clear yet," police spokesperson Luba Samri said.

However, the prime minister's spokesman labelled the incident a "terrorist attack".

"A bomb exploded on a bus in central Tel Aviv. This was a terrorist attack. Most of the injured suffered only mild injuries," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesperson Ofir Gendelman said on his official Twitter account.





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