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Police blamed terrorists for the attack in Tel Aviv, which happened as the bus drove along a street near the Israeli Defence Ministry. The explosion could jeopardise international efforts to agree a ceasefire between Israel and Gaza, as Nina Nannar explains.
The Labour leader Ed Miliband has pressed the Prime Minister to explain how pressure can be put on Israel and Hamas to join meaningful negotiations to bring about a ceasefire.
David Cameron said that he has spoken to both sides in the conflict but that peace can only come about with "Israelis and Palestinians sitting down and negotiating".
He said this was a higher priority than taking action through the United Nations.
Medical teams say 21 people were taken to hospital after the Tel Aviv attack. One is in a serious condition.
The shell of the bus is reportedly being moved from the site of the explosion in Tel Aviv. Irish Times Correspondent Ruadhán Mac Cormaic is watching it being taken away, and tweeted this picture.
Reports of several loud explosions in central Gaza following the Tel Aviv attack.
The Foreign Secretary William Hague has said "the UK is deeply concerned at emerging reports of a bomb attack on a bus in Tel Aviv":
Witnesses speaking to Israeli Radio claim they saw someone put a bag into the bus "just seconds" before the explosion.
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Today's bombing in Tel Aviv is reminiscent of six years ago and could mark a serious escalation in the conflict.
A truce in Gaza suits all sides but none of the groups seem interested in a long-lasting solution.