Israel Radio, Channel 2 news

Six people were mildly injured when a suicide bomber detonated a bomb on King David Street in the Mamila neighborhood in Jerusalem shortly after 7:30 Wednesday morning.

The injuries were caused by flying glass.

The bomb went off on the busy street near David Citadel Hotel, which lies very near the Green Line separating East from West Jerusalem. According to reports the bomber approached the hotel from the direction of the Old City. He then exploded a "very large bomb," police said.

Jerusalem Police chief, Major General Micky Levy reported that five people were lightly injured, three from flying shards of glass and 3 suffered from shock.

Jerusalem Mayor Ehud Olmert said on Israel radio shortly after the bombing that two government ministers were staying at the David Citadel Hotel this morning.

King David Street, and surrounding area is now closed to traffic.