Tel Aviv Bus Blast Injures at Least 10

November 21, 2012, Wednesday // 01:06
Bulgaria: Tel Aviv Bus Blast Injures at Least 10
File photo of Tel Aviv by RIA Novosti

At least ten people were injured when an explosion hit a bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday.

There are no reports of deaths in what a security forces spokesman said was a likely terrorist act, RIA Novosti informs.

Emergency services say five of the wounded in the bus explosion are in a serious or moderate condition.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesman Ofir Gendelman said on his Twitter account that the explosion was caused by a bomb and that it was "terrorist attack", BBC says.

The incident comes as Israel continued its strikes on Gaza, including a key compound of the Hamas government, and militants fired more rockets at Israel.


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