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  Elul 28, 5773 , 03/09/13

Shabak: Terror Incidents Up in August

The Shabak (Shin Bet-General Security Service) Israel Security Agency reported, Monday, that the number of terror attacks rose 22 percent in August, compared to July. Of the 93 attacks in August, 72 were firebombings, compared to 60 out of 76 in July.

Commander Liran Hajbi of the Giv'ati Brigade's Tzabar battalion told the Israel Defense Forces' Website,  "We pay attention to the fact that there is an escalation in terrorist infrastructure and the battalion carries out arrests and raids every night to reduce the [terrorists'] ability to carry out the attacks"

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