Whilst Pillar of Cloud Operation cease fire negotiations are still in process, reports are coming in of a bus been blown up in Central Tel Aviv. Israel's Magen David Adom paramedics report that at least 21 people have sustained injuries.
According to all news channels in Israel including Haaretz, and Ynet a public bus has been blown up in central Tel Aviv.
Ynet report that three people were moderately to seriously injured and four others are lightly wounded. Police suspect there may be another explosive device and are searching the area.
Haaretz reports that Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri praised the bombing:
"Hamas blesses the attack in Tel Aviv and sees it as a natural response to the Israeli massacres...in Gaza," he told Reuters but he did not claim that Hamas are responsibility for the attack.
Eyewitnesses say they saw someone plant the bomb and run away; other sources say that one of the two people seen was a woman.
Later in their breaking news reports at 14.33, Haaretz quoted from a Palestinian source that Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade claimed responsibility for Tel Aviv attack.
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Everyday more people become victims of the Israeli - Palestinian conflict and the increasing tensions between the military arm of the Hamas and Israel's defenses, as can be seen in the picture below of one of the Palestinians in Gaza who was accused of spying for Israel.
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Palestinian murdered and dragged through the streets of Gaza after being accused of spying for Israel.