March’s terrorist attacks killed one foreign national (in a stabbing attack in Jaffa on 8 March) and injured 26, 9 of which were injured in the abovementioned stabbing attack.
Among the non-fatal casualties, 13 civilians and 13 security forces personnel were wounded:
· 17 in stabbing attacks: 10 within the Green Line (9 in Jaffa, 1 in Petah Tikva), 1 in Jerusalem, and 7 in Judea and Samaria;
· 6 in shooting attacks (1 civilian in Jerusalem and 5 security forces personnel in Judea and Samaria);
· 2 security forces personnel in run-over attacks in Judea.
· One civilian in an attempted assault in Samaria.
No Jewish terrorist attacks were perpetrated in March.
Data regarding terror attacks in March 2016
Following is a regional distribution of attacks: 4 attack from the Gaza Strip, (2 in February); 81 attacks in the Judea and Samaria (107 in Feb.); 36 attacks in Jerusalem (42 in Feb.); 2 within the “Green Line” (4 in Feb.).
Jerusalem and the Judea and Samaria area: Most attacks executed in March 92 out of 117 were in the form of firebombs (February: 116 out of 149).
Distribution of attacks according to regions and pattern profile:
Following is a distribution of attacks in March 2016 according to regions:
The Gaza Strip – 4 attacks: 2 rocket launchings; 2 small arms shooting.
Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem – 117 attacks: 6 small arms shooting (2 in Jerusalem); 9 IED (including pipe bombs and improvised grenade); 6 stabbing (1 in Jerusalem); 2 run-over; 1 attempted assault; 92 firebombs (33 in Jerusalem).
The “Green Line” – 2 stabbing attacks (in Jaffa and Petah Tikva).
High-trajectory launchings from Gaza Strip and Sinai
Throughout March 2016 5 rockets were launched** from the Gaza Strip towards Israel (within 2 attacks), as opposed to none in February.
**Clarification: The number of launchings is the number of rockets/mortar shells actually launched during one high-trajectory fire attack. For example: one attack may include a salvo of three launchings, that is, three rockets/ mortar shells, and so it will be counted as one attack and three launchings.
Monthly Summary – March 2016.pdf