1 killed, 5 hurt as excavator rams Jerusalem bus

Jerusalem - An Israeli man was killed and five others wounded on Monday when an excavator rammed into a bus in east Jerusalem, causing police to shoot dead the driver, medics said.

"A 25-year-old man was run over by the excavator and killed, and the bus driver was moderately to lightly injured," emergency services spokesperson Zaki Heller told AFP, saying another four people were lightly hurt in the incident which police described as a "terror attack".