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14 injured in 2 explosions in West Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM, 23 Nov 2022 [Fik/News Sources]: Two explosions went off in West Jerusalem on Wednesday, according to Israeli police.

A police statement said the first blast took place near a bus station at the entrance of West Jerusalem. Another explosion was reported at the city’s Ramot junction.

According to police, 14 Israelis were injured in the explosions, including 11 in the first blast.

“Following the explosion that occurred near a junction at the entrance to Jerusalem near the bus station Wednesday morning, another explosion occurred near the bus station at the Ramot junction in Jerusalem,” police said.

The cause of the explosions is not yet clear.

Israeli public broadcaster KAN said the first blast was caused by an explosive device in a bag.

"The police suspect that the perpetrator arrived on an electric bike and placed the explosive device," the broadcaster said.

*Ikram Imane Kouachi contributed to this report

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