Ministry of Public Security Yitzhak Aharonovich said he his department has been is operating emergency mode around the clock since the onset of Operation Pillar of Defense. On Wednesday he visited the site of the bus bombing in Tel Aviv with Israel Police Inspector-General Yohanan Danino. They called upon the public to be vigilant and alert the police to any suspicious object or activity. Aharonovich stated, “we are in the midst of a difficult campaign. The possibility of an attack on Tel Aviv was taken into consideration when we began the operation in Gaza. I call on everyone to be vigilant and careful."