Bus Explodes in Tel Aviv

Terrorist attack according to prime minister's office


A bomb ripped through a bus in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, injuring 17 people and denting peace efforts of the world's top diplomats, on the eighth day of violent conflict between Israel and Hamas which has claimed at least 150 lives.

"A bomb exploded on a bus in central Tel Aviv. This was a terrorist attack," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesman Ofir Gendelman said on his official Twitter account.