Seven Israelis were injured in August’s terrorist attacks: 1 civilian and 6 security personnel: 3 were injured in stabbing attacks (the civilian on 11 August in At-Tur neighborhood in Jerusalem, and two security personnel in Samaria on 14 and 24 August); 2 security personnel were injured in firebomb attacks in Ramallah on 10 August and in Isawiya/Jerusalem on 28 August; and another 2 security personnel were injured in Samaria as a result of a pipe-bomb attack on 3 August and an object/stone throwing attack on 6 August.
Data regarding terror attacks in August 2016
Following is a regional distribution of attacks: 3 attack from the Gaza Strip, (1 in July); 77 attacks in the Judea and Samaria (as in July); 13 attacks in Jerusalem (24 in July).
Jerusalem and the Judea and Samaria area: Most attacks executed in August 73 out of 90 were in the form of firebombs (July: 73 out of 100).
Distribution of attacks according to regions and pattern profile:
Following is a distribution of attacks in August 2016 according to regions:
The Gaza Strip – 3 attacks: 1 rocket launching; 2 small arms shooting.
Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem – 90 attacks: 13 IED (including pipe bombs and improvised grenade); 1 object/stone throwing; 3 stabbing (1 in Jerusalem); 73 firebombs (12 in Jerusalem).
Throughout August 2016 one rocket was launched** from the Gaza Strip towards Israel, as opposed to July in which 2 rockets were launched (within 1 attack).
**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.