A motorcyclist was killed when
his vehicle exploded in the center of Kiryat Ata, north of Haifa on
Thursday night. The motorcycle was overtaking a bus on the town's main
road when the explosion occurred, police said.
"At this stage this appears to be criminal-related," a police spokesman said.
Several bus passengers were treated on the scene for shock.
Senior Northern district police brass and a bomb squad attended the scene of the blast.