Palestinian Arabs boast of 'hundreds' of attacks

Hamas-affiliated newspaper publishes statistical data on recent attacks against Israelis.

Dalit Halevi,

Rock throwing attack
Rock throwing attack
Israel Police spokesperson

The Hamas-affiliated Palestine newspaper on Wednesday published statistical data detailing the recent violent attacks by various terrorist organizations against Israelis.

According to the report, in the first half of 2017, 161 attacks were carried out, including 80 rock-throwing attacks, 25 stabbings, nine car ramming attacks, 29 shooting attacks and 39 attacks using explosive devices.

In addition, there were 363 firebomb attacks and violent confrontations were carried out in more than 2,094 friction points throughout Judea and Samaria, according to the data.

The Israeli casualty toll stands at 11 dead and 208 injured, compared with 51 Palestinian Arabs who were killed, including four women and six minors.

On the Palestinian Arab side, 26 of those killed were residents of Judea and Samaria, 16 were residents of Gaza , 6 were from Jerusalem, 2 were Israeli Arabs and one a Jordanian citizen.