The bomb, which exploded in a passenger bus in Jerusalem was Packed with nails and screws.
The Jerusalem bus EN route N12 were carefully checked by the driver before the flight. Obviously the bomb to the rear platform put someone of the passengers. Despite the fact that the explosive device was not powerful enough, the engine caught fire and the flames in seconds spread throughout the cabin. Firefighters arrived almost immediately, but the flames were raging so that there was nothing they could do until the bus is completely burned.
Two people in serious condition, one of them dying. Six suffered burns and shrapnel wounds of average weight. Among them one person who has dual Israeli-Russian citizenship. His life at the moment threatens nothing. Gradually become clear details of the drama. Engineers discovered fragments of an explosive device. Cause wounds several people have metal parts, which was Packed with an explosive device - cut nails and screws.
Without an answer remained the question of how the explosive device got into the bus and how it was powered. If it was clockwork or it was a suicide bomber. And if the suicide bomber was inside the car, whether it be among the wounded. The Israeli police does not exclude that the organizers of the terrorist attack are trying to destabilize the situation. On the eve of the Jewish and Christian Easter.
Representatives of Hamas and Islamic Jihad have already released triumphant. But has not claimed responsibility for the Jerusalem drama. The attack in the Israeli capital has increased the number of victims of so-called "Intifada knives" that keeps in suspense the whole of Israel, starting in October 2015.
For 6 and a half months of almost daily terror killed 31 people and injured more than 200 Israelis and foreigners.
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