Friday 18 April 2014

Tel Aviv blast 'criminal attack'

An explosion in a car in Tel Aviv was a criminal assassination attempt, police say

An explosion has damaged a car near a bus in Tel Aviv in what police said was a criminally motivated assassination attempt.

Four people were slightly injured.

In a country with a long history of bus bombings by Palestinian militants, such explosions immediately cause jitters about terrorism. The explosion went off close to the site of a bus bombing in November.

Israeli media offered various reports of how the blast occurred.

Some quoted witnesses as saying a motorcyclist tossed an explosive device at the car, and other witnesses as saying the motorcyclist attached a bomb to the vehicle.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said he could not confirm reports that the target was a well-known underworld figure.

Press Association

Also in this Section




Meet, chat and connect with
singles in your area


Meet Singles Now



Now available on

Top Stories

Most Read

Independent Gallery

Your photos

Send us your weather photos promo

Celebrity News