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        12/22/2013, Tevet 19, 5774

      Police Sapper Lightly Wounded by Bomb on Bat Yam Bus


      A member of the bomb squad was lightly wounded, Sunday afternoon, by an explosive that detonated on a bus of Dan's 240 line at the intersection of Mivtza Sinai and  Katznelson Streets in Bat Yam, just south of Tel Aviv.

      The bus was emptied after passengers and the driver noted a suspicious case. The explosive blew up before the sapper could defuse it. The Magen David Adom emergency service evacuated him to Wolfson Hospital in nearby Holon. Large forces of police were sent to the scene. Police are investigating whether the bomb was a terrorist act or one with a criminal background.

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