Bus Explosion in Jerusalem

There’s just been an explosion on or near a bus in Jerusalem:

An explosion took place on or near a bus in central Jerusalem Wednesday afternoon.

Police first received reports of an explosion outside the Binyanei Ha’uma building in central Jerusalem and Magen David Adom units reported casualties.

A large number of police and ambulances were on the scene.

Initial reports said that around 18 people were injured in the attack although the exact number was not known.

Reports are scattered but more will follow as the sad story develops.

UPDATE:   They are coming through now –

  • The Telegraph: Dozens injured in Jerusalem bomb blast.
  • BBC: Deadly bombing targets Jerusalem bus stop.
  • Fox: One Dead, Dozens Injured in Jerusalem Bus Explosion.

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