Tel Aviv bus bomb wounds 17
- Published: 21 Nov 2012 at 22.42
- Online news:
A bomb blast ripped through the front of a crowded commuter bus as it passed the Israeli defence ministry in Tel Aviv during rush hour on Wednesday, injuring 17 people.
A spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel had been hit by a "terrorist attack,'' with Washington calling it "outrageous'' and Russia branding it as "criminal''.
Scenes of panic instantly filled the heart of Israel's commercial capital as medics treated shell-shocked victims while the stricken bus stood in the middle of the street, its windshield shattered by the blast.
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