Bus Explodes in Tel Aviv

At least 22 people were wounded on Wednesday when a bus exploded in Tel Aviv in what Israeli officials immediately denounced as a “terrorist attack.” An Israeli who witnessed the attack told Army Radio that the bus was “completely charred.” The explosion reportedly occurred near the Israeli Defense building. Celebratory gunfire was reportedly heard in Gaza after news of the explosion. In Gaza at least 26 more Palestinians were killed on Wednesday, bringing the death toll of Palestinians up to 138 since the violence began. Five Israelis have died, including two killed by rockets on Wednesday.