jerusalem bus explosion 311.
(photo credit: Channel 10)
Police began to
search for suspects shortly after a bomb exploded in a Jerusalem bus
station on Wednesday, setting up roadblocks around the capital city.
an interview with Channel 10 news, Jerusalem District Police chief
Cmdr. Aharon Franco said that police do not know how the bomb was set
off, and there was no warning that a terror attack would occur.
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"We act like the city is threatened every day," Franco explained, "but this time we missed."
explosive device, placed across from the Jerusalem International
Conference Center weighed between one and two kilograms, and was packed
with shrapnel. Over 25 people were injured.
"We will have to search for the perpetrators and stop future attacks,"
Franco said. "We will do everything to get them and return Jerusalem to
its routine, and allow for all the activities planned in the coming days
and months to proceed."
Franco added that he was not sure if the Jerusalem Marathon, which is
scheduled to begin at the site of the bombing on Friday, will take place
or not, but said it is likely to proceed.