Car explodes in Tel Aviv mob hit

JTA REPORT

At least seven people were injured in the Thursday afternoon explosion. It is believed that a motorcycle drove by the car belonging to mob kingpin Nissim Alperon and placed the bomb on the car. Alperon and another rider in the car reportedly jumped from the car before it went up in flames. The windows of an empty bus driving next to the car shattered. 

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It is the eighth attempt on Alperon’s life in the last 12 years, according to Haaretz.