Israel has confirmed that the bombing on Bus#12 on Monday was a suicide bombing.
The Shin Bet said that a few Hamas members from Bais Lechem have been arrested in connection with the bombing.
The bomber was 19-year-old Abed al-Hamid Abu Srour. He lived in Beit Jala near Bais Lechem.
He had apparently hoped to kill himself, but he survived at first, sustaining serious injuries. He was treated at Shaarei Tzedek Hospital and died yesterday from his wounds sustained in the terror attack.
There had been a gag order on the case, which is why the bomber wasn’t identified until today.
David Steger – Matzav.com Israel