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Security Report: 16 Wounded in 1 Week

Sixteen wounded by stones, firebombs over past week.
By Maayana Miskin
First Publish: 5/19/2013, 8:44 AM

Arab youth throws firebomb
Arab youth throws firebomb
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Sixteen people were wounded in Arab attacks last week, according to data gathered by the defense establishment.

Seven of the injured were soldiers, seven were police officers and two were civilians.

Two officers were hurt when they were hit by rocks during a riot in El Aroub. Four soldiers were lightly wounded when a firebomb caused their jeep to crash.

A bus driver was lightly wounded by rocks, and a second civilian was lightly wounded when he was attacked by an Arab mob while driving to the Kotel (Western Wall) to pray.

Three police officers were hurt in a mob attack at Shechem Gate, in the Old City of Jerusalem, and three others were hurt in a riot near Silwan, near the City of David.

On Saturday night IDF forces arrested three wanted terrorists, one in Kalkilya, one in Beir Zeit and one in Doha.