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Road Terror Rising: Barrage of Rock Attacks in Judea, Binyamin

Israeli drivers in Judea, Samaria and Binyamin are warned to be extra vigilant tonight (Monday): rocks are flying on the roads.
By Chana Ya'ar
First Publish: 10/15/2012, 10:16 PM

Aftermath of rock attack (illustrative)
Aftermath of rock attack (illustrative)
Arutz 7

Motorists driving vehicles with Israeli license plates in Judea, Samaria and the Binyamin region are warned to be extra vigilant tonight (Monday): rocks are flying on the roads.

Israeli vehicles were targeted by Palestinian Authority Arabs hurling rocks near Talmon in the Binyamin region. Skillful drivers managed to escape the attackers, however; no one was physically injured and no damage was reported.


IDF soldiers set out to search for the rock throwers.

There were also numerous reports of rock attacks in Judea, which are intended by the perpetrators to kill those they target. The frequency and number of such attacks has increased over the past several months, an ominous sign.

A bus driver reported a rock attack on his vehicle at the northern entrance to Efrat, located less than ten minutes from Jerusalem.

Palestinian Authority Arabs also hurled stones at buses with Israeli license plates near the Beit Anoun junction, just north of Kiryat Arba.

Earlier in the evening, an Israeli bus was attacked by PA Arabs hurling rocks on Highway 60 along the road near the town of El Aroub. None of the passengers were physically injured, but the vehicle was damaged.

IDF soldiers deployed throughout the area to search for the attackers.