Jerusalem bus blown up in terror attack, injuring at least 21

Firefighters look on as two buses burn in Jerusalem. Police launched an investigation into the incident, April 18, 2016. (Israel Police)

Firefighters look on as two buses burn in Jerusalem. Police launched an investigation into the incident, April 18, 2016. (Israel Police)

Police confirm bomb was on bus that went up in flames in Talpiot neighborhood, but unclear who was behind explosion; Hamas praises blast but does not take responsibility

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Bangladesh unrest: Seven burnt to death, several injured after bus firebombed

A Bangladeshi resident suffering burn injuries after a bomb attack on a bus is treated

A Bangladeshi resident who suffered burn injuries in the attack is treated at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. AFP/Munir uz Zaman

Anti-government protesters have firebombed a bus full of sleeping passengers in eastern Bangladesh, killing seven in spiralling political unrest aimed at toppling prime minister Sheikh Hasina

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Bus bombing in Pakistan kills 18

Pakistan bus bombin 27 Sept 2013

(SOURCE) PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A bomb exploded aboard a bus carrying local government officials in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens of others.

The attack in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province occurred as the local officials were being transported from government offices in Peshawar to their homes outside the city. It was the second deadly attack in less than a week in Peshawar, where residents are still grieving over a massacre in which 85 people were killed at a Christian church on Sunday.

Sahibzada Mohammad Anis, commissioner for Peshawar, the northwestern provincial capital, said it appeared that a bomb was planted on the bus.

Shabir Khan, who witnessed the explosion, said about 100 people were on board at the the time. Eyewitnesses told Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper that the force of the blast hurled passengers out of the bus and onto the road.

“The bus has been badly damaged, and I fear casualties will rise,” said Khan, 31.

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