Netanya train station blast apparently a mob hit

An unnamed man described as a "known criminal" in the Netanya underworld was critically wounded Wednesday morning when a bomb exploded under his vehicle in the parking lot of the city's train station, Army Radio reported. Police forces and sappers arrived to the scene and were conducting searches, and the railways in both directions were closed in the area of the blast. Army Radio said the wounded man is thought to be a close associate of the Asi Abutbol crime family.