The deputy commander of the Tel Aviv District Police Brigadier General Shuki Zissu commented on the bus bombing in Tel Aviv that occurred Wednesday. "At this hour we are conducting are extensive hunt in Tel Aviv and the surrounding areas," said Zissu.
Immediately after the explosion, said Zissu, the police received hundreds of calls upon hearing the explosion. Passengers were immediately evacuated from the bus. About eight people were seriously injured.
He noted, "since the beginning of Operation Pillar of Defense we increased the number of police officers around shopping centers and in crowded locations."