Daily Israel Report

Palestinian Terrorism Report

First Publish: 5/28/2003, 8:34 PM

Intelligence community officials reported last night that there were 57 credible intelligence warnings of planned terror attacks... Another Kassam rocket hit Sderot this afternoon, causing damage but no casualties. No fewer than four more mortar shells were fired at Jewish towns in Gaza last night; no one was hurt, and IDF soldiers returned fire…

The army destroyed the homes of two Palestinian terrorists last night in the Shomron; one of them murdered Rebbetzin Sarah Hamburger and Svetlana Sendler in January 2002 in a shooting attack in Jerusalem, while the other blew himself up while attempting to perpetrate an attack in Kibbutz Metzer last November…

Four Tanzim terrorists were apprehended this afternoon in Bituniya, including two senior Fatah terrorists who were among those who received safe-haven from Yasser Arafat in his Mukata headquarters. They are linked to major terror attacks in the Ramallah area... The security forces arrested nine other terrorists last night in Yesha…

Border Guard forces apprehended last night 1,100 PA Arabs who illegally remained in pre-1967 Israel; one of them was found collecting ammunition at an IDF firing range, and he and 23 others were tried, while the rest were sent home. Some 20 Israelis who drove and/or hosted them were arrested, and will not be permitted to use their vehicles for a month.

A bomb exploded early this morning, targeting an IDF force near Netzarim in Gaza; no one was hurt… Two other bombs were reportedly found and dismantled in northern Gaza...

Over 1,000 PA residents were reportedly involved in a major ruckus in PA-controlled Hevron today, the result of an internal feud. There are reports of at least one dead and dozens injured.
Hizbullah anti-aircraft fire was directed at the eastern sector of the northern border this afternoon. The rockets landed between Kiryat Shmonah and Metullah. No one was hurt, but this was the 14th such attack this month.