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Palestinian Violence Resumes With A Bang

Palestinian attacks since yesterday evening included three attempted murders of Jews on Shomron roads last night, the wounding of an Israeli near Susia, a mortar shell near Rafiach Yam in Gaza this morning, and more...
First Publish: 10/12/2001, 2:15 PM

Palestinian attacks since yesterday evening included three attempted murders of Jews on Shomron roads last night: One vehicle was hit with three bullets at Rantis Junction, a second car was shot at elsewhere on the Trans-Samaria Highway, and in the third attack, a bus was targeted by gunfire at Kadim Junction. Miraculously, no one was hurt... An IDF position southeast of Shechem was attacked thrice before midnight... Gunfire was directed at Psagot... A military vehicle was attacked by gunfire in the northern Jordan Valley... Gunfire was directed at Efrat\'s Givat HaDagan... Soldiers in southern Gaza near Rafiach were shot at... Firebombs and grenades in the N\'vei Dekalim area of Gaza led to exchanges of gunfire... In all the above incidents, no one was hurt, and soldiers returned fire in most of them...

An Israeli was wounded by gunfire last night near the Southern Hevron Hills community of Susia; light condition with a shoulder injury.

This morning\'s Palestinian attacks included a mortar shell at IDF position near the town of Rafiach Yam on the southern Mediterranean coast, following gunfire on the town that resulted in damage to its electric security fence... Shooting at IDF posts near Rafiach and Gadid… Gun battles between IDF forces and Arab terrorists in the Gaza district...

Two Arabs were wounded, one seriously, in a Shomron shooting attack last night, between Tapuach and Migdalim. Police originally thought that the two were mistakenly shot by Arab terrorists, but later said that because the targeted car had PA license plates, they are now seeking Jewish suspects. The victims told investigators that the shots were fired from a passing car with yellow [Israeli] license plates.