News Briefs

  9/7/2010, Elul 28, 5770

Suspicious Object Found Near U.S. Consulate in J-M

A suspicious object was found Tuesday afternoon next to the American consulate on Agron Street, in central Jerusalem. Several explosions were heard in the area, and police bomb squad experts are on the scene. All roads in the area are closed, and traffic is backed up throughout the center of the city. Road 443 north of Jerusalem between Modi'in and the capital is also backed up, due to police activity.