A 28-year-old woman and her two young children, aged three and four, were all lightly injured Sunday afternoon when an explosion occurred in their car as they drove on Road 65, near the central city of Pardes Hannah.
The victims, residents of Hadera, were taken to the city’s Hillel Yaffe Medical Center for treatment.
Police said the woman was the wife of a known criminal figure in Hadera. They suspected that a bomb was planted in the front of the car and that the blast was an attempted hit. An investigation has been launched.
Road 65 was closed in both directions near the location of the explosion.