Car exploses in Tel Aviv, 2 people wounded

Police Investigators believe explosion is criminal assassination attempt.

Car exploded as it was driving on Ben Zvi Road.

By Yaniv Kubovich


One person was seriously wounded and another moderately hurt on Saturday evening when an explosion occurred in a car driving on Ben Zvi Road in Tel Aviv, near the Abu Kabir Institute of Forensic Medicine.

car bomb in Tel Aviv

The car that exploded in Tel Aviv. – Photo by Tomer Appelbaum

Though an investigation is still in its early stages, experts believe the incident was a criminal assassination attempt. Police have begun scanning the scene for evidence.

A month ago, a car exploded in central Tel Aviv, wounding at least seven people. An initial investigation indicated that the explosion Begin Street was an assassination attempt targeting criminal kingpin Nissim Alperon.


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