I’m blogging from work so this will be a very quick post and I’ll update as I can during the day:
News has just come in of an explosion on a bus near the Kirya (Defense Ministry HQ). There are several people injured.
A terrorist blew blown up a Dan local bus on Shaul HaMelech street in central Tel Aviv aroun noon. At least three people are seriously wounded. No one was killed.
There are at least seven other passengers wounded, most of them with lesser injuries, and ambulances have evacuated them to hospitals.
Eyewitnesses said that that the terrorist boarded the bus, placed a suspicious package there and then fled. Police are searching for him.
Authorities said there was no advanced warning of a terrorist attack.
No terrorist group has yet taken responsibility for the attack, but Islamic Jihad and Hamas have threatened to strike anywhere in Israel.
Meanwhile the south is getting pounded by missiles and rockets. This is the summary from the Times of Israel live-blog:
Rocket scores direct hit on home near Be’er Tuvia; airstrikes Tuesday killed 30 terrorists in the act of launching rockets, IDF spokesman says;
To be updated.