Two explosions at bus stops on Jerusalem’s outskirts wounded up to 15 people on Wednesday, emergency services said, in what Israeli police said appeared to be an attack by Palestinian militants.
They blamed the initial blast on an explosive device planted at a bus station near the city exit, while a second soon after hit a bus stop in the neighborhood of an urban settlement in the city’s east.
The explosions, about 30 minutes apart, appeared to be a Palestinian attack, police said.
Television images showed debris strewn around the scene of the first blast, which was cordoned off by emergency services.
There were no immediate reports of fatalities but health services said 12 people had been taken to hospital from the first blast, at least two with serious injuries. At least three people were wounded in the second explosion, police said.