Mt. Hevron Rock Ambush Injures 8
Eight people suffered light injuries Saturday evening when they drove into an Arab rock ambush near Al Fawar in the Mount Hevron areas.
They were taken to Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva. Voice of Israel public radio said that the rocks struck a bus and a car.
Last Tuesday, five people were lightly injured in a large scale rock ambush by Arab attackers near Jerusalem. In that incident, dozens of Arabs hurled rocks at cars on the Tekoa – Har Homa road south of the capital.
One of the victims, Rabbi Kfir Getz, spoke to Arutz Sheva as he was taken to hospital. He told of the "murderous hate" in his attackers’ eyes, and said that only a miracle saved him from further harm.
That attack triggered protests by Jewish activists yesterday at the Beit Sahour junction near Jerusalem.
The Shin Bet summary for September counted 133 terror attacks, compared to 99 in August. Most of the attacks were in the Biblical heartland of Judea and Samaria, where there were 104 attacks, compared to 68 in August.
Two soldiers were killed by Arab terrorists in September: Sgt. Tomer Hazan Hy”d was abducted and murdered, and First Sgt. Gal Kobi was killed by a sniper in Hevron.
In Gaza, there were three instances of rocket fire at Israel, in which a total of eight rockets were fired, and one detonation of an explosive charge.
In Jerusalem, there were 26 attacks, compared to 25 in August.
The vast majority of terror attacks in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem – 117 out of 129 attacks – were firebomb attacks.
The Shin Bet statistics for terror attacks do not include rock attacks, although these have killed and maimed many victims over the years.