Friday, March 08, 2013
8-Mar-13: Sharp rise in attacks on Israelis during February
The Shin Bet (the Israeli Security Agency) has reported a 70% increase in the monthly rate of terrorist attacks on Israelis in the Jerusalem area, and Judea and Samaria. 139 attacks were recorded during February, 38 of them in Jerusalem. Most were by fire-bomb (aka Molotov cocktail or improvised incendiary weapon). In December 2012, there were 112 attacks.