Person Killed When Motorcycle Explodes in Haifa Suburb

Witnesses: Motorcyclist pulled up next to bus just before blast; police: Motive was criminal, not terror.

One person was killed on Thursday evening when a motorcycle exploded next to a bus in the Haifa suburb of Kiryat Ata.

The circumstances of the blast were not immediately clear, though police declared it to be of criminal and not terrorist nature.

Ten of the bus' passengers were hospitalized for shock following the incident. According to eyewitnesses, the motorcyclist rode up next to the bus suddenly just before the explosion.