An explosion in the Kiryat Moshe area of Jerusalem left at least one person dead and 12 more injured, including at least two in critical condition, on Wednesday, according to Israel’s emergency rescue service.
The blast reportedly occurred near a bus stop at the entrance to Jerusalem. The cause of the explosion was not immediately known.
Another explosion went off near a bus stop in the Ramot neighborhood, north of Jerusalem, shortly afterward, injuring at least two more people.
While investigations are underway to determine the cause of the blasts, Israeli police said they suspected the explosions were an attack by Palestinians.
Israeli Army Radio said the blast was caused by an explosive device planted at the scene.
Emergency services cordoned off the blast scene. They…