Israel: We've Arrested Tel Aviv Bus Bomber
Army spokesperson says he's an Israeli Arab who belongs to Hamas
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 22, 2012 3:15 PM CST
Israeli police officers examine a destroyed bus at the site of a bombing in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.   (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

(Newser) – Israel's army spokeswoman says an Israeli Arab who is a member of Hamas has been arrested for yesterday's bus bombing in Tel Aviv. The bombing injured 27 people near Israel's military headquarters and threatened to scuttle efforts to broker a ceasefire to end fighting between Israel and Gaza. An Israeli military spokeswoman reported today on Twitter that authorities had arrested the man who planted the bomb on the bus and identified him as an Arab Israeli Hamas member from the village of Taybeh.

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Ucantusethatname
Nov 22, 2012 6:10 PM CST
Nonsense. The bomber was not an Arab Muslim and member of Hamas. He saw a cartoon or a movie that offended him, so he decided to kill 27 Jews, being the loving, caring, peaceful individuals that are members of HamASS.
fred.lapides
Nov 22, 2012 4:16 PM CST
in full--: young guy in West Bank. Israel allowed him to go to Israel to be with his family.Becomes Israeli citizezn. plants bomb...terror operatives call by cell phone and ignite the bomb. He was spotted running from bus.