May 22, 2013
Car explodes in Tel Aviv, several injured
A car exploded near a bus in Tel Aviv today, injuring several people. Police suspect it was an attempt to kill an alleged criminal kingpin.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said "the main direction of suspicion is it was criminal".
Israel Radio said the car belonged to the head of an alleged organised crime family.
The Magen David Adom ambulance service said several people were injured in the blast on Menachem Begin Street, a main thoroughfare.