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Israeli PM vows to hunt down Jerusalem bus bombers

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Israeli PM vows to hunt down Jerusalem bus bombers

<p>Israel’s Prime Minister has vowed to track down those responsible for a bus bombing in Jerusalem on Monday.</p> <p>At least 21 people were injured in the explosion. Many of those hurt were on the vehicle but others were in a passing car. That caught fire along with a second bus that was empty.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Israel: U/D Hamas and Islamic Jihad praise today's Jerusalem's bus bombing, Israel vows to hunt down attackers <a href="https://t.co/8r4ZWjlkB5">pic.twitter.com/8r4ZWjlkB5</a></p>— Yiddish News (@YiddishNews) <a href="https://twitter.com/YiddishNews/status/722137736082255876">April 18, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu firstly commiserated with the victims and then warned the perpetrators:<br /> “ We will find who prepared this explosive device. We will discover who carried it out. We will also get to those behind them. We will settle the score with these terrorists.”</p> <p>Police said the blast was caused by an explosive device at the back of the bus. Suicide bombings on Israeli buses were the hallmark of the 2000-2005 Palestinian revolt but have been rare since.</p> <p>The attack has been linked to a six-month-old wave of Palestinian street violence which has included stabbings and car-rammings, although there’s been no claim of responsibility for this incident from any Palestinian faction.</p>