Tel Aviv car explosion injures several people; Police: Mob-related assassination attempt, not terror attack

Reports are coming in that at least seven people sustained injuries when a car exploded in Tel Aviv. Police are signaling that this is probably mob-related, not the act of terrorists.

Twitchy will monitor this story and update with further developments.

Update:

Police are reportedly calling this an attempt to assassinate crime ring leader Nissim Alperon.

Haaretz reports that police have captured the suspect.

A photo of the damage caused by the blast:

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