Arrest Announced in Tel Aviv Bus Bombing
Jerusalem (CNN) — An Arab-Israeli has been arrested in connection with Wednesday’s bombing in Tel Aviv of a bus, in which 24 people were wounded, police said Thursday.
The suspect is from Taibeh in central Israel, said police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld. The bomb was detonated by cell phone, he said.
The arrest occurred Wednesday, and the attacker was carrying out orders from Hamas and Islamic Jihad from the village of Beit Lakia, in the area of Ramallah, he said.
The spokesman said the arrest occurred several hours after the attack in an operation carried out by the Israeli police, the IDF and intelligence.