- Egged bus number 392, traveling from Beersheba to Eilat was ambushed by a three-man terror cell. Over a dozen people were wounded in the attack, which took place on Highway 12, about 30km north of Eilat, near the Ein Netafim junction.
- Soon after that, in a second incident, multiple roadside bombs and rocket fire were directed at IDF forces patrolling the Israel-Egypt border fence.
- Around 1pm, a third attack - a shooting on a bus and a private vehicle traveling south. Five people are reportedly very seriously injured.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
18-Aug-11: Multi-location terror attacks; details are still unclear
Ynet's summary as of 14:45: