Jerusalem bus explosion
© Thomas Coex / AFPIsraeli security forces and emergency services gather around a burnt-out bus following an attack in Jerusalem on April 18, 2016.
A bus has exploded in Jerusalem, leaving around 15 casualties, Israeli media report, citing emergency medical services.

The massive explosion occurred in Hebron Way, west Jerusalem, with police citing "a militant attack" as the probable cause of the blast.

Multiple social media posts show smoke coming out of the burned-out bus, which is standing in the middle of the road.

Initial reports indicated there were 20 casualties. Now Haaretz and Jerusalem Post report 15 people were injured in the blast, with two injured "seriously," one "moderately," and five "lightly." The newspapers cite sources in the Magen David Adom emergency service.

The injured have been evacuated to Jerusalem's Shaare Zedek Medical Center.