)Sappers neutralize suspicious object
)Sappers neutralize suspicious objectFlash 90

A security alert was sounded in the city of Betar Ilit on Thursday evening after a suspicious suitcase was found on a bus in the city.

The suitcase began emitting sparks and smoke. Explosive ordnance disposal teams are working to neutralize it.

At the same time, security forces are currently searching for the man suspected of having planted the suitcase, who got off the bus within the city. The Home Front Command has sounded an alert warning residents that a terrorist infiltration into the city is suspected.

The mayor of Beitar Ilit made special announcement to residents, telling them, "Go inside your homes, lock the doors, and pray. It is unwise to be on the street right now."