Israeli officials suggested that the bus had been deliberately targeted. Israel’s defense minister, Ehud Barak, described the strike on the bus as a terrorist attack, and Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich, a spokeswoman for the Israeli military, said that it would be “impossible” to mistake the large, yellow school bus for a military vehicle.
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