1929


August 23: Hebron Massacre: Arab rioters killed 67 Jews in Hebron. Many of the dead were dismembered. Many incidents of rape were reported. Numerous homes were burned. The remaining Jewish community of Hebron fled to Jerusalem.

 

1936


April 19: Arab rioters attacked Jaffa and killed 16 Jews.


 

1972


September 5: Munich massacre: Palestinian terrorists killed 11 Israeli athletes and one German policeman in a dormitory of the Munich Olympic Games.

1974


May 15: 22 children and several adults were killed (66 children were wounded) in the Maalot Massacre, perpetrated by Palestinian terrorists of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine.

1979


April 22: Four Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine terrorists infiltrated Israel from Lebanon and killed Dani Haran, his two daughters, and policeman Eliyahu Shahar.

1986


April 17: Nizar al-Hindawi fails in his attempt to smuggle a semtex bomb, carried by his five month pregnant fiancee Ann-Marie Doreen Murphy, onto a passenger airliner traveling from London to Tel Aviv.

1993


August 3: Yaron Chen, a Tsahal soldier, was kidnapped by Hamas terrorists while hitch-hiking back home. His body was later found in the burnt truck.
 

November 7: Ephraim Ayoubi of Kfar Darom was shot to death by Hamas terrorists near Hevron.
 

November 9: Salman Id al-Hawashla, 38, an Israeli Bedouin, was killed when his vehicle, marked by Israeli license plates, was rammed by a stolen truck driven by terrorists.


1994
 

April 9: A Hamas operative drives a car bomb into a bus in Afula. 8 people are killed. This was the first suicide bombing inside Israel.


July 23: Two Palestinian terrorists stabbed an American woman in the Old City of Jerusalem.
 

July 26: A car bomb exploded at the Israel Embassy in London, wounding 14 people.
 

October 19: 22 people killed and more than 50 wounded when a Hamas suicide bomber blew himself up Tel Aviv city bus.
 

November 11: 3 killed and 6 wounded when a suicide bomber from Islamic Jihad detonated near an IDF checkpoint at the Netzarim Junction.

1995


April 9: American citizen and student Alisa Flatow was killed in a terror attack in southern Gush Katif near the community of Kfar Darom. Seven Israelis also perished in the attack and over 30 others were injured. In a second attack nearby, a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb in the midst of a convoy of cars, injuring 12 people. Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attacks.


April 13: A Hamas suicide bomber blew himself up at the Hadera Central Bus Station, killing 5 and injuring 30.


July 25: A Hamas suicide bomber attacked a bus, murdering 6 and wounding 31.


August 21: Four Israelis and one American were killed and over 100 were wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up on a city bus in Jerusalem.

1996
 

March 4: A suicide bomber exploded outside the Dizengoff Center, a Tel Aviv shopping mall, murdering 20 and injuring 75 others, including United States citizens.


May 13: David Reuven Boim, 17, was shot to death at the entrance to Bet El in a drive-by terror attack.


June 9: Yaron and Efrat Unger, aged 26 and 25, were murdered in a terrorist drive-by shooting while driving near Beit Shemesh. Their 9-month-old baby son in the back seat escaped injury.

1997
 

April 25: The bodies of two young women, killed by a Bedouin, were found in the Wadi Kelt nature reserve northeast of Jerusalem.


July 20: An Arab attacked two Israelis with an iron rod in Rishon L'Tzion. One of the Israelis later died of his wounds.


July 22: An Israeli Arab tried to run down a group of tourists from England and Canada in Jaffa and then attacked them with a knife. Eleven tourists were wounded.


September 4: Three people were killed and 166 wounded when three suicide bombers detonated at Jerusalem's Ben-Yehuda pedestrian mall.

1999

August 3: Baruch Ben-Yaakov and Ephraim Rosenstein were wounded by terrorists near Hevron.


August 7: Edward Berdinchinsky was found burned to death in his car. Police announced on February 29, 2000 that the attack was a terrorist incident and not a criminal homicide.


August 10: Eitan Vaknin, of Dotan, was wounded in an ambush while driving home and hospitalized in Afula. The terrorists escaped into the area controlled by the Palestinian Authority.


August 15: A Hamas bomb attack in an office building in Netanya injured about 20.


August 29: Yehiel Pinpetter and Sharon Steinmetz were murdered in the Megiddo Forest by an Arab.
 

September 5: One terrorist was the only person killed when his car bomb exploded prematurely in Haifa.


September 5: Two civilians were wounded when a car bomb exploded in Tiberias.


October 30: Five Israelis were wounded by terrorist gunfire directed at a bus three kilometers from the Tarkumiya Checkpoint in the Hevron Hills area.


November 7: 30 Israelis (28 civilians and 2 soldiers) were wounded when three bombs placed in garbage receptacles at the intersection of Herzl and Shar Haggai Streets in Natanya.


April 19: Dov Driben, an American-Israeli farmer, 28, was murdered by Arab terrorists near the Israeli town of Maon in the Hevron Hills.


May 6: Haim Kerman, a student at the Atert Cohanim Yeshiva, was stabbed to death in Jerusalem's Old City.
August 5: Harel Bin-Nun, 18, and Shlomo Leibman, 24, were shot dead near Yitzhar while driving along the community's fence.


August 20: Rabbi Shlomo Raanan was stabbed to death in a Hamas terrorist who broke into his home. The terrorist escaped after detonating a fire bomb inside the home.


August 27: Twelve people were wounded by a bomb detonated in front of the Tel Aviv Great Synagogue.
September 24: One Israeli was wounded by bomb explosion at a public bus stop near the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.


September 30: During Yom Kippur, fourteen IDF soldiers and eleven Arabs were wounded by two grenades thrown in Hebron.


October 13: An Israeli was kiled and another wounded in a terrorist attack while the two were swimming in a spring near Moshav Ora.


October 19: 59 people are wounded when a Hamas terrorist hurled two grenades into a crowd at the Central bus station before running from the scene.


November 6: Two terrorists died in suicide bombing attack in Mahane Yehuda marketplace in Jerusalem. There were no other casualties.
 

2000:

2000
 

February 2000
 

February 9: Dov and Gabriella Weiss of Givat Ze'ev, a suburb of Jerusalem, were found bludgeoned to death in their home. Police confirmed that the attack was terrorist in nature.
 

February 27: Gadi Rejwan was shot to death by one of the Arab workers in his factory located in the Atarot Industrial Park in Jerusalem.
 

April 2000
 

April 27: Efrat Lesser, a 17-year-old female resident of Elon Moreh was shot by terrorists and suffered a head wound.
 

May 2000
 

May 7: Yaakov Manzor, aged 9, and his brother Yitzhak, aged 17, were stabbed repeatedly in the chest and abdomen in Jerusalem.
 

May 21: Shalev Shabbat, aged 2, was critically burned and the child's mother Segal Egozi, injured in a firebomb attack in Jericho.
 

May 30: A roadside bomb exploded at Netzarim Junction in Gaza while a convoy of cars passed.
 

June 2000
 

June 20: A roadside bomb was detonated as a vehicles passed on the Netzarim/Karnei Road in the Gaza Strip. One person was wounded.
 

July 2000
 

July 23: Arabs attacked and stabbed a Jerusalem municipality inspector near the Damascus Gate.
August
 

September 2000
 

September 27: Terrorists attack a group of vehicles traveling to Netzarim with two roadside bombs and automatic gunfire. David Biri, age 19, is wounded.
 

September 28: David Biri dies of wounds suffered in a Palestinian terrorist attack the previous day.
 

September 29: Border policeman Chief Inspector Yossi Tabaji, 27, of Ramle, killed and a second Israeli border policeman wounded by a Palestinian Authority policeman on a joint patrol near Kalkiliya District Coordinating Office.
 

October 2000
 

October 2: Vitslav Zasslevsky, 24, of Ashdod, was shot to death by terrorists.
 

October 6: Rabbi Hillel Lieberman, 37, was shot to death by terrorists while traveling to Joseph's Tomb, a site the Palestinian Authority undertook to protect and provide Israelis access to under the Oslo Accords.
 

October 8: an Israeli was found dead in Nablus.
 

October 12: two Israeli reserve soldiers were lynched by Palestinian mob after erroneously entering Ramallah.
 

October 19: Rabbi Binyamin Herling was murdered by terrorist gunfire on Mount Eval in Samaria.
 

October 28: Mark Gavrilov, 25, of Bnei Ayish, was shot and killed and placed inside a car which was set ablaze inside the Palestinian Authority-controlled area of the Ramallah district.
 

October 30: One security guard died and a second was wounded at an office of the national insurance carrier, Bituah Leumi, by point blank range gunfire.
 

October 30: Amos Mahlouf, 30, of Jerusalem was found between Gilo and nearby Palestinian Authority-controlled Bet Jala with hands and legs tied having died from multiple stab wounds.
 

November 2000


November 2: two Israeli civilians were killed in a car bombing in Jerusalem. Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
 

November 8: Noa Dahan, 25, was killed and Oz Parishta, 17, wounded, in a terrorist shooting attack near Rehiah.
 

November 8: an Israeli was killed while driving to her job in Gaza.
 

November 13: two civilians died in shooting incidents in the West Bank and Gaza.
 

November 20: two adults were killed while escorting a schoolbus in Gaza. 5 children and 4 adults were injured.
 

November 21: an Israeli youth was killed by a sniper in Gaza.
 

November 22: two Israeli women killed and 60 civilians were wounded in a car bomb attack in Hadera.
 

November 24: an army-employed civilian was killed in the West Bank.
 

December 2000


December 8: An Israeli teacher travelling in a van, and the van's driver, were killed in a drive-by attack in the West Bank.


December 21: an Israeli civilian was ambushed and killed near Jerusalem.


December 28: a border police officer killed while dismantling a road-side bomb, by another explosive device, in the Gaza strip. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.


December 31: Binyamin Zeev Kahane (the son of Meir Kahane) and his wife, Talia, were killed in an ambush by Palestinian snipers. 5 of their children driving with them were injured.

2001


January 2001


January 14: a settler was murdered.
 

January 17: a 16 year old Israeli youth was seduced by a Palestinian woman and murdered by her accomplices.
 

January 23: Mordehai Dayan, 27, & Etgar Zeitouny, 34, both of Tel Aviv, were abducted from a restaurant where they had been peacefully eating and shot to death in Tul Karem.
 

January 25: an Israeli was killed in a shooting attack in Atarot (a suburb of Jerusalem).
 

January 29: an Israeli was killed in a drive-by shooting north of Jerusalem.
 

February 2001
 

February 1: two Israelis—Dr. Shmuel Gillis, 42, from Karmei Tzur, and another individual—were murdered in different places in the West Bank while driving in their cars. Dr. Gillis left behind a wife and five children.
 

February 11: an Israeli, Tzahi Sasson, 35, of Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim, was shot dead while driving between his home and Jerusalem. He left behind a wife and three children.
 

February 26: the body of an Israeli was found; autopsy and investigation indicated that he was probably killed by Palestinian terrorists.
 

March 2001
 

March 1: an Israeli was murdered in a suicide bombing in a taxi.
 

March 4: 3 elderly Israelis were murdered in a suicide bombing in downtown Netanya. Hamas claimed responsibility.
 

March 19: an Israeli was murdered in a gunfire attack while driving.
 

March 26: Shalhevet Pas, a 10-months-old girl, was shot dead by a Palestinian sniper while being held in her mother's arms. Her father, Yitzhak, 25, was also injured by the gunfire in Hebron.
 

March 28: two Israelis were murdered in a suicide bombing. Hamas claimed responsibility.
 

April 2001
 

April 1: An Israeli woman was stabbed to death on a Haifa street.
 

April 21: the mutilated body of an Israeli was found near Ramallah; terrorists were suspected of responsibility.
 

April 22: An Israeli-American doctor was killed and 60 others were wounded by a suicide bomber in Kfar Saba. Hamas claimed responsibility.
 

April 22: 3 people were injured when a bomb exploded at Check Post Junction in Haifa.
 

April 23: In Or Yehuda, a car bomb wounded eight Israelis who were transported to the Sheba Medical Center.
 

April 27: Two persons were injured and hospitalized after being injured by a bomb detonated at the gate of Moshav Netzer-Hazani in southern Gaza.
 

April 27: Simcha Ron was murdered by terrorists affiliated with the Omar el-Muktar organization at Kfar Ba'aneh where his body was found the following morning.
 

April 28: an off-duty Israeli soldier was killed and 4 women were injured in a drive-by shooting in the Galilee.
 

April 28: An Israeli woman was stabbed to death in Karmiel, Galilee.
 

April 28: Netzer Hazani was bombarded by mortar fire from the Gaza Strip; five were wounded and transported to hospital.
 

April 28: A Romanian guest worker was stabbed to death in a taxi near Shoresh while riding from the Tel Aviv Central Bus Station to Jerusalem.
 

April 29: A suicide bomber detonated his car bomb alongside a school bus near Shavei Shomron. There were no injuries to the children on the school bus due to its armor plating.
 

April 30: A 30-year-old female resident of the Shomron community of Ganim was stabbed in her home community by an Arab and hospitalized.
 

April 30: A terrorist placed a bomb under the car of a couple in Rafiach Yam. The bomb detonated prematurely, wounding the car owner and his wife. The terrorist died from his bomb.
 

May 2001
 

May 1: a Israeli was killed by gunfire while driving.
 

May 6: five persons were injured from a bomb explosion at a bus stop in Petah Tikvah.
 

May 8: Aryeh Arnaldo Agronyoni, 44, was shot and stabbed to death by terrorists during the night as he stood guard at Givat HaGidonim near Itamar.
 

May 9: two 14-year Israelis boys were stoned to death.
 

May 10: two Romanian workmen were killed and a third injured in a roadside bomb attack in Gaza near the Sufa Checkpoint.
 

May 13: An Israeli motorist was shot near Maale Ephraim in the Shomron.
 

May 13: A Israeli from the Shomron community of Maale Levonah was shot on the road between Sinjel and Maale Levonah.
 

May 15: An Israeli young woman was killed by gunfire while driving.
 

May 18: 5 Israelis were killed and over 100 were wounded in a suicide bombing in Netanya. Hamas claimed responsibility. An Israeli soldier off-duty was killed by gunfire while driving.
 

May 23: Asher Iluz, 33, from Modi'in, was shot while driving. He died of his wounds several hours later. A second victim was wounded by gunfire.
 

May 23: An 86-year-old Israeli was shot in the chest in Jerusalem. The gunfire came from Palestinian Authority-controlled Beit Jala.
 

May 25: The burnt body of an Israeli was found near Tulkarem.
 

May 25: Fourteen were wounded when a suicide car bomb was detonated in Hadera adjacent to the central bus station.
 

May 27: 36 Israelis were injured by a car bomb containing mortar rockets, nails, and bullets in downtown Jerusalem.
 

May 27: A car bomb exploded shortly after midnight in the parking lot of the Russian Compound in downtown Jerusalem.
 

May 28: Two persons were wounded in shooting attack near the community of Migdalim.
 

May 29: Israeli Gilad Zar, 41, was killed by gunfire while driving between Yitzhar and Kedumim. Fatah claimed responsibility.
 

May 29: Arab terrorists fired at the funeral procession of Gilad Zar.
 

May 29: Sara Blaustein, 53, and Esther Elvan, 20, both from Efrat, were murdered by terrorist gunfire while driving toward Jerusalem. Three others in the vehicle were wounded.
 

May 29: Two Israelis were wounded by a suicide bomber in the Gaza Strip.
 

May 30: Six people were wounded when a car bomb exploded in the city of Netanya.
 

May 31: Tzvika Shalef, aged 63, of Mevo Dotan, was shot and killed in a drive-by terrorist attack.
 

June 2001
 

June 1: 21 Israeli young people were murdered by a Hamas suicide bombing near a disco club near the Tel-Aviv Dolphinarium.
 

June 5: 5½ -month-old Haim Yehuda Shoham was mortally wounded in a stone-throwing attack not far from his home in Shilo. He died of his wounds six days later in Hadassah Hospital.
 

June 12: Gur Pzipokatsatakis, 35, of Wadi Kelt, a monk of the Greek Orthodox community, was murdered by Palestinian terrorists in a drive-by shooting on the Maaleh Adumim road. Marwan Barghouti was sentenced to life imprisionment for his role in this murder.
 

June 13: A 41-year-old Petah Tikvah resident working on the Trans-Israel Highway was hit by gunfire originating in Palestinian Authority-controlled Tul Karem. He was transported to Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba.
 

June 13: A 21-year-old female was shot twice at the entrance to Ofrah.
 

June 14: Three persons were wounded by terrorist gunfire when an Israeli vehicle was attacked near N'vei Tzuf on the Abud Bypass Road.
 

June 18: Doron Zisserman, 38, from Einav, a father of 4, was murdered by a Fatah terrorist.
 

June 18: Danny Yehuda, 35, from Homesh, was murdered by a Fatah terrorist; 16-year-old Alex Briskin was wounded.
 

June 18: An Israeli was wounded in a terrorist shooting attack near Ateret.
 

June 20: Ilya Krivitz, 62, of Homesh, was killed in a shooting attack near his home.
 

June 25: Two people were wounded by Arab gunfire against a public bus traveling from Jerusalem to Gush Etzion.
 

June 28: Katrina Weintraub, 27, of Ganim, was murdered in a shooting attack in the Shomron.
 

July 2001
 

July 2: Rabbi Aaron Ovidyan, 41, the father of four, was shot and murdered by Arab terrorists near Baka el-Sharqiya.


July 2: Yair Har Sinai, 51, of Sussia, was shot to death in a terror attack near his home town.


July 2: Avi Romano, of Har Bracha, was shot and wounded in a shooting attack on a public road.


July 2: A car bomb exploded Yahud. Several minutes later, a second bomb exploded in the same city. Six persons were treated for injuries resulting from the attacks.
 

July 4: Eliyahyu Ne'eman, aged 36, father of three, of Petach Tikvah, was murdered in a shooting attack near Baka el-Garbiya.
 

July 8: Avital Lehman, 18, from Eli, was shot by Arab terrorists in her shoulder and back while on southbound intercity bus #178 bus.
 

July 12: Yechezkel Mualem, 49, of Kiryat Arba, was murdered at Lapid Junction, the eastern entrance to Kiryat Arba. Shmuel Ben-Basset was wounded in the attack.
 

July 12: Erez Shmuelian, 25, his wife, and their infant daughter were shot near the entrance to the community of Har Bracha.
 

July 12: David Cohen, 31, a resident of Betar Illit, was shot and critically wounded.
 

July 13: An Israeli was shot and killed.
 

July 16: Two persons were murdered and ten injured when suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Binyamina train station.
 

July 19: About 30, mostly civilians, were injured in a suicide bombing in a civilian train station. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
 

July 24: Uri (Yuri) Gushtzin, 18 years old, of Pisgat Ze'ev neighborhood of Jerusalem, was shot and stabbed to death by Palestinian terrorists in Palestinian Authority-controlled Ramallah.
 

July 25: Two Israelis were wounded by terrorist gunfire near Morag.
 

July 26: An Israeli youth was murdered while driving with his father near Jerusalem.
 

July 26: A bus driver was wounded in a bomb attack near Einav.
 

July 29: An Israeli was wounded when a bomb exploded in an underground parking lot in Jerusalem.
 

July 31: Haim Ezer, 18 years old, was stabbed in Petach Tikvah by three residents of the Israeli Arab community of Kfar Kassam.
 

July 31: Five Israelis were wounded when Arabs fired on two vehicles in the Kiryat Sefer area.
 

August 2001
 

August 5: Techiya Bloomberg, 5 months pregnant with the her sixth child, was murdered by Palestinian terrorist gunfire. Her husband Shimon and daughter Tzipi, 14, were both seriously wounded, sustaining permanent disabilities. Another child and a hitch-hiker were wounded.
 

August 5: A terrorist using a M-16 fired at people in front of the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv. More than eight people were wounded.
 

August 6: Yitzhak Snir, 51, was shot in the back 5 times and killed in Amman, Jordan. He was a partner in a Jordanian-Israeli firm.
 

August 7: An Israeli Arab from Taibeh was killed in Arab terrorist shooting attack near Kalkilya.
 

August 7: Zohar Shurgi, 40, of Moshav Yafit was killed in a shooting attack.
 

August 9: 15 people (including an American tourist, a Brazilian tourist, and 7 children aged 16 years old and younger) were killed and 130 were injured in the Sbarro pizzeria bombing in Jerusalem. Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
 

August 9:Aliza Malka, 17, was killed and four others were wounded in a terrorist shooting attack near Kibbutz Meirav in the Gilboa region.
 

August 12: 21 people were wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside the Wall Street Cafe in Kiryat Motzkin. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
 

August 15:Yitzhak Nedam was wounded by Arab gunfire near Maale Adumim.
 

August 17: an Israeli was wounded by terrorist gunfire while driving in the Hevron Hills.
 

August 18: Andrew Raibi, 20, and Ruth Shapira, 6, were wounded by terrorist gunfire while riding on a number 45 bus at Pisgat Ze'ev/Hizme Junction in northern Jerusalem.
 

August 20: Hader el Hatib, an Israeli Arab aged 26, was killed in a terrorist shooting attack.
 

August 22: Two people were wounded when terrorists fired at a garbage truck.
 

August 23: Tzviel Yehuda Meshulam, age 11, and his brother Matanel, age 21, were shot by Arab terrorists.
 

August 25: Yaniv and Sharon Ben-Shalom were killed by Arab terrorists; their two children (aged 8 and 18 months) and Doron Saviri, a relative, were wounded. Saviri died of his wounds the following day.
 

August 26: an Israeli was invited to an Arab village and then killed.
 

August 27: Rabbi Meir Lizenberg, father of five children, was shot and killed in a roadside ambush between Elon Moreh and Itamar in Samaria.
 

August 27: Uri Mizrahi, 58 years of age, of Gilo, a suburb of Jerusalem, was wounded by terrorist gunfire originating in Beit Jala.
 

August 27: Ben Dansker, 50, of Efrat, was wounded in terrorist shooting attack near Beit Shemesh.
 

August 27: A motorist was wounded in a shooting attack near Kedar.
 

August 28: Haim Meidar of Hashmonaim was shot by terrorists.
 

August 29: Oleg Sodnikov, 35, of Ashdod, was shot to death by terrorists.
 

August 30: Amos Tajuri, 60, of Modi'in, was murdered, shot point-blank in the back of the head, at a restaurant in Arab Na'alin near Kiryat Sefer
 

September 2001
 

September 1: Uri Hadari was wounded by gunfire at Rantis Junction.
 

September 2: An Israeli was wounded by gunfire while traveling in a vehicle between Nataf and Abu Gosh.
 

September 3: Ron Schechner was shot twice in the chest, by Arab terrorists while traveling near Ziff Junction.
 

September 4: border policeman Natan Sandaka, 21, and twenty others are wounded when a suicide bomber detonated on HaNeve'im Street in Jerusalem about 200 meters from Bikur Holim Hospital.
 

September 6: Lt. Erez Merhavi, 21, of Moshav Tarum, was killed and Lt. Limor Vishnia, 21, of Kibbutz Ein HaNatziv was wounded, in a drive-by terrorist shooting attack on the road between Kibbutz Bahan and Erez, near Baka el-Garbiya while off-duty driving to a wedding. Fatah and the Tanzim claimed responsibility.
 

September 7: Raanan Harel was wounded by terrorist gunfire at Givon HaHadasha.
 

September 9: Yaakov Hatzav, 42, and Sima Franco, 24, were killed and three other teachers in the same vehicle were wounded while traveling on Route 90, the Jordan Valley Road.
 

September 9: Morel (Moshe) Derfler, 45, Yigal Goldstein, 44, and Daniel Yifrach, 19, were killed and 85 people wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the Nahariya train station.
 

September 9: A suicide bomber detonated a car bomb at Beit Lid Junction. 20 persons were wounded.
 

September 11: An Israeli border police serviceman was killed in an attack on a border police base.
 

September 12: An Israeli woman was killed while driving.
 

September 15: Meir Weishaus, 23, was murdered and a second person wounded in drive-by terrorist shooting attack in Jerusalem.
 

September 19: Two people in the community of Oranit were wounded when a bomb was detonated near their vehicle.
 

September 20: Sarit Amrani, 26, was murdered and her husband Shai, 32, was wounded in a terrorist shooting attack at Tekoa Junction. Their three children who were in the vehicle at the time of the attack escaped physical injury. Fatah claimed responsibility.
 

September 26: Tzvia Pinhas, 62, of Moshav Maor, was murdered by an Islamic Jihad terrorist.
 

September 28: an Israeli woman was killed in a shooting attack in Jordan Valley.
 

October 2001
 

October 2: Off-duty IDF Private Liron Harpaz, 18, along with her friend Assaf Yitzhaki, 20, from Lod are killed and 13 people wounded by three terrorists who infiltrated the community of Alei Sinai. The terrorists were killed.
 

October 3: Pinhas Cohen, 26 and his wife Mali, 24, were wounded terrorist gunfire in while traveling in Jerusalem between the neighborhoods of Ramat Shlomo and French Hill.
 

October 3: Two persons were wounded by gunfire at the Ma’arat HaMachpela (Cave of the Patriarchs) in Hebron while attending a religious ceremony.
 

October 4: 3 people were killed and 14 wounded when a terrorist opened fire in the central bus station in Afula. Fatah claimed responsibility.
 

October 5: an Israeli settler was killed in a machine gun ambush.
 

October 7: an Israeli farmer was killed in a suicide bombing north of Jordan Valley.
 

October 17: Israeli Tourism Minister Rehavam Zeevi is assassinated by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.
 

October 18: Lior Kaufman, 30, of Ramat HaSharon, was killed and two others wounded by terrorist gunfire near Mitzpei Yericho in the Judean desert.
 

October 18: An Israeli was wounded while traveling between Azzoun and Karnei Shomron.
 

October 22: Four people were wounded HaRechev Street in the Talpiot neighborhood of Jerusalem by a terrorist. The terrorist was killed by IDF Sgt. Ramin Rosenblatt.
 

October 24: A 23 year old guard at a telephone company office in Jerusalem was wounded by in a stabbing attack perpetrated by an Arab woman.
 

October 28: 4 women were killed and about 50 people wounded by a terrorist shooting attack on HaNasi Weizman Street in Hadera. [12]
 

October 28: IDF Staff-Sargent Yaniv Levy, 22, from Zichron Yaakov, was killed in terrorist shooting attack at Metzer Junction.
 

November 2001
 

November 4: Two Israeli teenagers were killed and 45 were injured when a Palestinian terrorist opened fire in Jerusalem.
 

November 6: An Israeli is killed by three Hamas terrorists on the Gilad Road. The terrorists were killed by the IDF.
 

November 9: Hadas Abutbul, 39, a mother of four children, resident of Mevo Dotan, was shot to death by terrorists near Yabed Junction.
 

November 11: An Israeli man, the security coordinator of a Sharon-plain community, was killed.
 

November 14: Two workers were injured when a bomb exploded on Dahoun St. in the Kiryat Yovel neighborhood of Jerusalem.
 

November 27: Two Israeli young women were killed and 50 people were injured in an attack on the central bus station in Afula. Fatah and the Islamic Jihad claimed joint responsibility. An Israeli settler was killed in a grenade attack in Gaza. Hamas claimed responsibility.
 

November 29: 3 people were killed and 9 wounded in a suicide bombing of a bus near Hedera. Both Islamic Jihad and Fatah claimed responsibility.
 

December 2001
 

December 1: 11 young people were killed by a suicide bombing in an entertainment area in Jerusalem. Hamas claimed responsibility.
 

December 2: 15 were killed and more than 40 wounded in a suicide bus bombing in Haifa. Hamas claimed responsibility.
 

December 12: a bus full of civilians was attacked by gunfire and grenades near the settlement Emmanuel. 10 were killed and over 30 were wounded. Both Hamas and Fatah claimed responsibility.

2002
 

January 2002


January 15: An Israeli woman was shot dead in Jerusalem; a man (a United States citizen living in Israel) kidnapped into Nablus and shot dead there.
 

January 16: An Arab resident of East Jerusalem was killed while driving in a car with Israeli license plates near Jenin.
 

January 17: Six men and women were killed at a Bat-Mitzvah ceremony in Hadera by a Fatah gunman.
 

January 22: Two women were killed by a Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades gunman in Jerusalem
 

January 25: 20 people were injured in a suicide bombing in the Old Bus Station of Tel Aviv.
 

January 27: An elderly Israeli was killed and 172 were wounded by a Fatah suicide bombing in Jerusalem. The attack marked the first time a female suicide bomber was used.
 

February 2002
 

February 6: An Israeli woman and her 11 year-old daughter were killed in a gun attack in the Israeli village of Hamra. Both Fatah and Hamas claimed responsibility.
 

February 8: An Israeli woman was stabbed to death by several Palestinian young men while walking in a park in Jerusalem.
 

February 9: 78-year-old Atla Lipovsky, of Maale Ephraim, was murdered in a terrorist shooting attack near Marda, in the northern West Bank. One of her sons was wounded in the attack.
 

February 16: Two young girls, Nechemia Amar, 15, and Keren Shatzki, 15, were killed in a suicide bombing at a pizzeria in the northern West Bank. A third girl, Rachel Tayler, 16, wounded in the attack, died several days later. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility.
 

February 18: An Israeli Arab policeman was killed by a suicide bomber. Fatah claimed responsibility. A settler woman was killed in a combined shooting and bombing in Gaza, for which Fatah (Al-Aqsa) claimed responsibility.
 

February 18: A terrorist opened fire and threw bombs at a convoy near Kissufim, killing 3 and wounding 3. The attacker detonated a bomb and killed himself when IDF troops arrived on the scene.
 

February 22: Valery Ahmir, 59, of Beit Shemesh, was killed by terrorists in a drive-by shooting on the Atarot-Givat Ze'ev road north of Jerusalem, on his way home from his workplace.
 

February 25: Two Israelis were killed in a shooting attack between Tekoa and Nokdim, south of Bethlehem. One of the victims' pregnant daughter was injured. An Israeli policewoman was killed when a terrorist opened fire at a bus stop in the Neve Ya'akov residential neighborhood in northern Jerusalem.
 

February 27: An Israeli was shot and killed by one of his Palestinian employees in a factory in the Atarot industrial area, north of Jerusalem.
 

March 2002
 

March 2: The bullet-ridden body of a Jerusalem police detective was discovered next to his trail motorcycle, near the Mar Saba Monastery in the Judean Desert. 11 people were killed in a suicide bombing near a yeshiva in the Haredi Beit Yisrael neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem.
 

March 3: Ten Israelis, soldiers and civilians , were killed by a Palestinian sniper in an IDF road block near Ofra, in Samaria (northern West Bank).
 

March 5: Three people were killed in Tel Aviv when a Palestinian terrorist opened fire on two adjacent restaurants. An Israeli woman was killed in shooting attack on the Bethlehem bypass "tunnel" road, south of Jerusalem, on her way to work. Her husband was injured. An 85-year-old Israeli was killed when a suicide bomber exploded in an Egged No. 823 bus as it entered the Afula central bus station.
 

March 7: Five Israeli teenagers were killed and 23 were injured when a Palestinian gunman penetrated the pre-military training academy in the Gush Katif settlement of Atzmona. Hamas terrorists entered the southern Gush Katif community, opening fire and throwing hand grenades at the school and nearby houses.
 

March 9: A 9-month-old baby and a man were killed when two Palestinians opened fire and threw grenades at cars and pedestrians in the coastal city of Netanya, close to the city's boardwalk and hotels. 11 people were killed and 54 others were wounded when a suicide bomber exploded in the crowded Cafe Moment in the center of Jerusalem.
 

March 12: One Israeli was killed and another wounded in a shooting attack at the Kiryat Sefer checkpoint, east of Modi'in. Six people (three men and three women, including a teenager) were killed when two terrorists opened fire from an ambush on Israeli vehicles traveling between Shlomi and Kibbutz Metzuba near the northern border with Lebanon.
 

March 17: An 18-year-old girl was killed and 16 people were injured when a terrorist opened fire on passersby in the center of Kfar Sava.
 

March 20: Seven Israelis were killed in a suicide bombing of an Egged bus No. 823 traveling from Tel Aviv to Nazareth, near Afula.
 

March 21: Three people were killed and 86 injured when a suicide bomber detonated a bomb, packed with metal spikes and nails, in the center of a crowd of shoppers on King George Street in the center of Jerusalem.
 

March 24: A 23-year-old Israeli woman was killed in a shooting attack northwest of Ramallah, while traveling to work in a reinforced Egged bus. A 24-year-old Israeli man was killed in a terrorist shooting south of Hebron, as he was returning home from shopping for Passover in Jerusalem.
 

March 26 Temporary International Presence in Hebron observers Major Cengiz Soytunc of Turkey and Catherine Berruex, of Switzerland, were shot dead by terrorist gunfire west of the Halhoul Bridge. The attacker was a Palestinian Authority policeman in uniform.
 

March 27: The Passover Massacre: 30 Israelis were killed and over 140 wounded when a suicide bomber exploded in the crowded dining room of the Park Hotel in Netanya.
 

March 28: Four family members were killed in Elon Moreh, when a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated the hilltop community near Nablus, burst into their home, and shot them.
 

March 29: Two elderly men were stabbed to death while on their way to the synagogue for morning prayers, when a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated the Neztarim settlement in the Gaza Strip.
 

March 30: Two people killed when a female suicide bomber blew herself up in the Kiryat Yovel supermarket in Jerusalem. Some 30 people were injured in a suicide bombing in a cafe in southern Tel-Aviv. One of the victims, a 36-year-old woman, died of her wounds five days later.
 

March 31: 15 people killed in a suicide bombing in Haifa, in the Matza restaurant massacre.
 

April 2002
 

April 1: A 19-year-old police volunteer was killed in Jerusalem when a Palestinian suicide bomber driving toward the city center blew himself up after being stopped at a roadblock. The al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

April 10: Eight people were killed and 22 wounded in a suicide bombing on Egged bus #960, en route from Haifa to Jerusalem, which exploded near Kibbutz Yagur, east of Haifa.
 

April 12: Seven people were killed by a woman suicide bomber who detonated a powerful charge at a bus stop on Jaffa road next to the entrance to Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda open-air market. Another 104 people were injured in the blast, among them nine Arabs. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

April 27: Four people, including a 5-year-old girl, were killed when terrorists dressed in IDF uniforms and combat gear cut through the settlement's defensive perimeter fence and entered Adora, west of Hebron. The terrorists entered several homes, firing on people in their bedrooms.
 

May 2002
 

May 7: 15 people were killed and 55 wounded when a suicide bomber detonated a powerful charge in a game club on the 3rd floor of a building in Rishon LeZion, causing part of the building to collapse. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

May 8: A suicide bomber exploded prematurely at Megiddo Junction in the I'ron Valley. The terrorist was the only casualty.
 

May 12: Nissan Dolinger, 43, of Pe'at Sadeh, was shot and killed by an Arab laborer Nissan employed in the Rafiah Yam hothouses.
 

May 19: Three Israelis were killed and more than 55 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded section of Netanya's open-air market.
 

May 21: An Israeli was injured when a bomb exploded on Kehilat Katzuvitch Street in northern Tel Aviv.
 

May 22: Two people (one of them a teenager) were killed in a suicide bombing in the heart of Rishon LeZion.
 

May 24: Two people were wounded by the premature detonation of a car bomb when an security guard fired at a car heading towards crowded a Tel Aviv club.
 

May 27: A woman and her infant granddaughter, aged 14 months, of Petah Tikva were killed and 53 others were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated himself near an ice cream parlor outside a shopping mall.
 

May 28: Two Israelis were killed when shots were fired at the car in which they was traveling south on the Ramallah bypass road.
 

May 28: Three yeshiva high school students were killed and several others wounded in Itamar when a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated the community and opened fire on the teenagers.
 

June 2002
 

June 5: 17 people were killed when a car packed with a large quantity of explosives struck Egged bus No. 830 traveling from Tel-Aviv to Tiberias at the Megiddo junction near Afula. The car exploded near the gasoline tank of the bus, causing it to burst into flames. Most of the casualties were soldiers who were on their way to their bases. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

June 6: An 18-year-old Israeli student died of gunshot wounds to the chest sustained in a shooting attack near Ofra, north of Ramallah, when Palestinian terrorists opened fire from an ambush.
 

June 8: Three Israelis, including a pregnant woman, were shot dead when terrorists infiltrated the community of Carmei Tzur south of Bethlehem.
 

June 11: Hadar Hirschkovitz, a 15 year old girl, was killed and eleven other Israelis wounded when a Palestinian female suicide bomber set off a relatively small pipe bomb at a shwarma restaurant in Herzliya.
 

June 11: D'vir Musai, an eighth grader, and two other children were wounded when terrorists detonated a bomb against an Israeli schoolbus.
 

June 18: 19 people were killed and 74 wounded in a suicide bombing at the Patt junction in Egged bus no. 32A traveling from Gilo to the center of Jerusalem. The terrorist boarded the bus at the stop in Beit Safafa, an Arab neighborhood opposite Gilo, and almost immediately detonated the large bomb which he carried in a bag stuffed with ball bearings. The blast destroyed the front half of the bus, packed with people on their way to work and schoolchildren.
 

June 19: Seven people, including a 5 year old girl and her grandmother, were killed and 20 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a crowded bus stop and hitchhiking post at the French Hill intersection in northern Jerusalem. Hamas claimed responsibility.
 

June 19: Avraham Eliyahu Nechmad, 17, from Rishon L'Tzion, died as a result of wounds suffered in the suicide bombing of 2 March 2002, becoming the 12th victim.
June 20: Five people, including a mother and three of her sons of the Shabo family, were murdered and four others wounded when a terrorist entered the community of Itamar and opened fire.
 

July 2002
 

July 4: A terrorist gunman opened fire at the El Al desk in the Los Angeles Airport murdering 46-year-old Yaakov Aminov of Los Angeles and a El Al clerk, in her 20s. A number of people were wounded.
 

July 16: Nine people (two men, six women, and an infant child) were killed and over 20 wounded in a Palestinian terrorist attack on Dan bus no. 189 traveling from Bnei Brak to Emmanuel in Samaria. Two 20 kg bombs were set off about 200 meters from the town's entrance, damaging the bus's front tires and forcing it off the road. The explosion damaged the bus doors, trapping the passengers inside. The terrorists then started to shoot at the bus, firing through the unprotected roof and throwing grenades through the narrow upper windows, which are not armored.
 

July 17: Five people were murdered and about 40 injured in a double suicide bombing on Neve Sha'anan Street near the old central bus station in Tel Aviv.
 

July 21: Palestinian terrorists detonated a bomb near Yavne against a train traveling Binyamina to Ashdod. The conductor was wounded.
 

July 25: Rabbi Elimelech Shapira, 43, was murdered and another civilian wounded in a terrorist shooting attack near the West Bank community of Alei Zahav, west of Ariel.
 

July 26: Yosef Dickstein, his wife Chana, and their 9 year old son Shuvel Zion were murdered in a Palestinian terrorist attack. Two of their other children were wounded in the same attack.
 

July 30: Two brothers were shot and killed when their truck came under fire in the West Bank village of Jama'in, near Ariel, apparently while selling diesel oil to a cement factory in the village.
 

July 31: Nine people (including four Americans) were killed and 86 were wounded when a bomb exploded in the Frank Sinatra cafeteria on the Hebrew University Mt. Scopus campus in Jerusalem.
 

August 2002
 

August 1: Shani Ladani, 27 years old, was tied up and shot in the head at point-blank range by Arabs, west of Tulkarem, near the Green Line.
 

August 4: Nine people were killed in the suicide bombing of Egged bus No. 361 traveling from Haifa to Safed at the Meron junction in northern Israel. The blast blew off the roof of the bus, which then burst into flames, killing or wounding nearly everyone inside.
 

August 4: A 34-year-old Israeli and a 52-year-old Palestinian were killed and 14 others were wounded when a Palestinian terrorist opened fire with a pistol near the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem's Old City.
 

August 5: Avi (29) and Avital (27) Volansky were killed when terrorists opened fire on their car as they were traveling on the Ramallah-Nablus road near Luban el-Sharqiya. Two of their children were wounded in the attack.
 

August 7: An Israeli was stabbed at the Cave of Eliyahu in Haifa.
 

August 7: A gasoline tanker truck containing 15,000 liters of fuel exploded in Rishon L'Tzion due to a terrorist bomb. Only the driver was wounded.
 

August 10: A 30 year old woman was killed and her husband seriously wounded when a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated Moshav Mechora in the Jordan Valley and opened fire outside their home.
 

August 10: The eighth victim of the 31 July bombing attack at Hebrew University died of injuries suffered in that attack.
 

September 2002
 

September 18: The charred body of a 67-year-old Israeli construction contractor was found near el-Azzariya, a Palestinian village near Ma'ale Adummim, east of Jerusalem. He was the victim of a terrorist killing.
 

September 18: Yosef Ajmi, 36 years old, was killed when terrorists opened fire on his car near Mevo Dotan, north of Jenin in the West Bank.
 

September 18: An Israeli policeman was killed and three people were wounded in a suicide bombing at a bus stop at the Umm al Fahm junction.
 

September 19: Five people were killed and 69 wounded when a suicide bomber terrorist detonated a bomb in Dan bus No. 4 on Allenby Street, opposite the Great Synagogue in Tel-Aviv. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

September 20: Yoni Jesner of wounds suffered in a suicide bombing attack the previous day.
 

September 23: Shlomo Yitzhak Shapira, 48 years old, resident of Jerusalem, was killed and three of his sons wounded, in a shooting attack near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron during the Sukkot festival.
 

September 26: Five persons were wounded in a terrorist shooting attack at K'vasim Junction in the Hevron Hills. All the victims, four adults and an infant were residents of nearby Beit Haggai.
 

October 2002
 

October 3: An Israeli Arab was wounded terrorist gunfire between Tul Karem and Jenin while working on the road from Baka el-Sharqiya to Hermesh.
 

October 8: A 51 year-old Israeli was critically wounded in an ambush shooting south of Hebron. He died of his wounds the following day. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

October 10: A 71 year-old woman was killed and about 30 people were wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up while trying to board Dan bus No. 87 across from Bar-Ilan University on the Geha highway (Route 4) in central Israel.
 

October 15: Seven people are wounded when an intercity bus traveling from Beit Shean to Afula was targeted by terrorist gunfire.
 

October 21: 14 persons were killed and 65 wounded when an intracity bus traveling from Kiryat Shmona to Tel Aviv was blown up in a suicide bombing by a terrorist member of Islamic Jihad driving an explosives-laden jeep near the Alonit Junction.
 

October 27: Three were killed and 21 wounded in a suicide bombing at the Eshel HaShomron gas station at the entrance to Ariel in Samaria.
 

October 29: A woman and two 14-year-old girls were killed and one person was wounded by a terrorist who infiltrated the community of Hermesh, north of Tulkarm, in Samaria.
 

November 2002
 

November 4: Two persons were killed when a Palestinian suicide bomber detonated at a Kfar Sava shopping mall.


November 6: Two Israeli farmers were shot to death and one wounded by a Palestinian terrorist posing as a worker near Pe'at Sadeh in the southern Gaza Strip.
 

November 10: Five people, including a mother and her 4- and 5-year-old children, were shot and killed by a Fatah terrorist who infiltrated Kibbutz Metzer, located east of Hadera near the Green Line. The terrorist shot the mother and children as they hugged one another. [12]
 

November 15: terrorists open fire with automatic weapons and hand grenades at Jewish worshippers walking homr from prayers at the Cave of the Patriarchs. 12 people are killed and twenty wounded. Among the dead are nine military personnel.
 

November 21: 11 people were killed and about 50 wounded in a suicide bombing on a No. 20 Egged bus in the Kiryat Menahem neighborhood of Jerusalem. Most of the victims were high-school students on their way to school.
 

November 28: Kenyan hotel bombing: Three Israelis, including two brothers, and 10 Kenyans killed when a car bomb exploded in the lobby of the Israeli-owned beachfront Paradise Hotel, frequented almost exclusively by Israeli tourists near Mombasa in Kenya. 21 Israelis and 60 Kenyans were wounded in the attack. Six Israelis were killed when two terrorists opened fire and threw grenades at the Likud polling station in Beit She'an, where party members were casting their votes in the Likud primary.
 

December 2002
 

December 20: Rabbi Yitzhak Arama, aged 40, of Netzer-Hazani, was shot and killed on the Kissufim corridor road (in the Gaza Strip) while driving with his wife and six children to attend a pre-wedding Sabbath celebration in Afula. Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

December 27: Four yeshiva students were killed in Otniel while working in the yeshiva kitchen, serving the Shabbat meal to some 100 students in the adjacent dining room. Two terrorists infiltrated the settlement, entered the yeshiva building through the kitchen service door, and shot dead the four unarmed students.
 

2003
 

January 2003


January 15: An Israeli woman was shot dead in Jerusalem; a man (a United States citizen living in Israel) kidnapped into Nablus and shot dead there.


January 16: An Arab resident of East Jerusalem was killed while driving in a car with Israeli license plates near Jenin.


January 17: Six men and women were killed at a Bat-Mitzvah ceremony in Hadera by a Fatah gunman.


January 22: Two women were killed by a Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades gunman in Jerusalem


January 25: 20 people were injured in a suicide bombing in the Old Bus Station of Tel Aviv.


January 27: An elderly Israeli was killed and 172 were wounded by a Fatah suicide bombing in Jerusalem. The attack marked the first time a female suicide bomber was used.
 

February 2003
 

February 6: An Israeli woman and her 11 year-old daughter were killed in a gun attack in the Israeli village of Hamra. Both Fatah and Hamas claimed responsibility.


February 8: An Israeli woman was stabbed to death by several Palestinian young men while walking in a park in Jerusalem.


February 9: 78-year-old Atla Lipovsky, of Maale Ephraim, was murdered in a terrorist shooting attack near Marda, in the northern West Bank. One of her sons was wounded in the attack.


February 16: Two young girls, Nechemia Amar, 15, and Keren Shatzki, 15, were killed in a suicide bombing at a pizzeria in the northern West Bank. A third girl, Rachel Tayler, 16, wounded in the attack, died several days later. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility.


February 18: An Israeli Arab policeman was killed by a suicide bomber. Fatah claimed responsibility. A settler woman was killed in a combined shooting and bombing in Gaza, for which Fatah (Al-Aqsa) claimed responsibility.
 

February 18: A terrorist opened fire and threw bombs at a convoy near Kissufim, killing 3 and wounding 3. The attacker detonated a bomb and killed himself when IDF troops arrived on the scene.
 

February 22: Valery Ahmir, 59, of Beit Shemesh, was killed by terrorists in a drive-by shooting on the Atarot-Givat Ze'ev road north of Jerusalem, on his way home from his workplace.
 

February 25: Two Israelis were killed in a shooting attack between Tekoa and Nokdim, south of Bethlehem. One of the victims' pregnant daughter was injured. An Israeli policewoman was killed when a terrorist opened fire at a bus stop in the Neve Ya'akov residential neighborhood in northern Jerusalem.
 

February 27: An Israeli was shot and killed by one of his Palestinian employees in a factory in the Atarot industrial area, north of Jerusalem.
 

March 2003
 

March 2: The bullet-ridden body of a Jerusalem police detective was discovered next to his trail motorcycle, near the Mar Saba Monastery in the Judean Desert. 11 people were killed in a suicide bombing near a yeshiva in the Haredi Beit Yisrael neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem.
 

March 3: Ten Israelis, soldiers and civilians , were killed by a Palestinian sniper in an IDF road block near Ofra, in Samaria (northern West Bank).
 

March 5: Three people were killed in Tel Aviv when a Palestinian terrorist opened fire on two adjacent restaurants. An Israeli woman was killed in shooting attack on the Bethlehem bypass "tunnel" road, south of Jerusalem, on her way to work. Her husband was injured. An 85-year-old Israeli was killed when a suicide bomber exploded in an Egged No. 823 bus as it entered the Afula central bus station.
 

March 7: Five Israeli teenagers were killed and 23 were injured when a Palestinian gunman penetrated the pre-military training academy in the Gush Katif settlement of Atzmona. Hamas terrorists entered the southern Gush Katif community, opening fire and throwing hand grenades at the school and nearby houses.
 

March 9: A 9-month-old baby and a man were killed when two Palestinians opened fire and threw grenades at cars and pedestrians in the coastal city of Netanya, close to the city's boardwalk and hotels. 11 people were killed and 54 others were wounded when a suicide bomber exploded in the crowded Cafe Moment in the center of Jerusalem.
 

March 12: One Israeli was killed and another wounded in a shooting attack at the Kiryat Sefer checkpoint, east of Modi'in. Six people (three men and three women, including a teenager) were killed when two terrorists opened fire from an ambush on Israeli vehicles traveling between Shlomi and Kibbutz Metzuba near the northern border with Lebanon.
 

March 17: An 18-year-old girl was killed and 16 people were injured when a terrorist opened fire on passersby in the center of Kfar Sava.
 

March 20: Seven Israelis were killed in a suicide bombing of an Egged bus No. 823 traveling from Tel Aviv to Nazareth, near Afula.
 

March 21: Three people were killed and 86 injured when a suicide bomber detonated a bomb, packed with metal spikes and nails, in the center of a crowd of shoppers on King George Street in the center of Jerusalem.
 

March 24: A 23-year-old Israeli woman was killed in a shooting attack northwest of Ramallah, while traveling to work in a reinforced Egged bus. A 24-year-old Israeli man was killed in a terrorist shooting south of Hebron, as he was returning home from shopping for Passover in Jerusalem.
 

March 26 Temporary International Presence in Hebron observers Major Cengiz Soytunc of Turkey and Catherine Berruex, of Switzerland, were shot dead by terrorist gunfire west of the Halhoul Bridge. The attacker was a Palestinian Authority policeman in uniform.
 

March 27: The Passover Massacre: 30 Israelis were killed and over 140 wounded when a suicide bomber exploded in the crowded dining room of the Park Hotel in Netanya.
 

March 28: Four family members were killed in Elon Moreh, when a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated the hilltop community near Nablus, burst into their home, and shot them.
 

March 29: Two elderly men were stabbed to death while on their way to the synagogue for morning prayers, when a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated the Neztarim settlement in the Gaza Strip.
 

March 30: Two people killed when a female suicide bomber blew herself up in the Kiryat Yovel supermarket in Jerusalem. Some 30 people were injured in a suicide bombing in a cafe in southern Tel-Aviv. One of the victims, a 36-year-old woman, died of her wounds five days later.
 

March 31: 15 people killed in a suicide bombing in Haifa, in the Matza restaurant massacre.
 

April 2003
 

April 1: A 19-year-old police volunteer was killed in Jerusalem when a Palestinian suicide bomber driving toward the city center blew himself up after being stopped at a roadblock. The al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

April 10: Eight people were killed and 22 wounded in a suicide bombing on Egged bus #960, en route from Haifa to Jerusalem, which exploded near Kibbutz Yagur, east of Haifa.
 

April 12: Seven people were killed by a woman suicide bomber who detonated a powerful charge at a bus stop on Jaffa road next to the entrance to Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda open-air market. Another 104 people were injured in the blast, among them nine Arabs. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

April 27: Four people, including a 5-year-old girl, were killed when terrorists dressed in IDF uniforms and combat gear cut through the settlement's defensive perimeter fence and entered Adora, west of Hebron. The terrorists entered several homes, firing on people in their bedrooms.
 

May 2003
 

May 7: 15 people were killed and 55 wounded when a suicide bomber detonated a powerful charge in a game club on the 3rd floor of a building in Rishon LeZion, causing part of the building to collapse. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

May 8: A suicide bomber exploded prematurely at Megiddo Junction in the I'ron Valley. The terrorist was the only casualty.
 

May 12: Nissan Dolinger, 43, of Pe'at Sadeh, was shot and killed by an Arab laborer Nissan employed in the Rafiah Yam hothouses.
 

May 19: Three Israelis were killed and more than 55 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded section of Netanya's open-air market.
 

May 21: An Israeli was injured when a bomb exploded on Kehilat Katzuvitch Street in northern Tel Aviv.
 

May 22: Two people (one of them a teenager) were killed in a suicide bombing in the heart of Rishon LeZion.
 

May 24: Two people were wounded by the premature detonation of a car bomb when an security guard fired at a car heading towards crowded a Tel Aviv club.
 

May 27: A woman and her infant granddaughter, aged 14 months, of Petah Tikva were killed and 53 others were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated himself near an ice cream parlor outside a shopping mall.
 

May 28: Two Israelis were killed when shots were fired at the car in which they was traveling south on the Ramallah bypass road.
 

May 28: Three yeshiva high school students were killed and several others wounded in Itamar when a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated the community and opened fire on the teenagers.
 

June 2003
 

June 5: 17 people were killed when a car packed with a large quantity of explosives struck Egged bus No. 830 traveling from Tel-Aviv to Tiberias at the Megiddo junction near Afula. The car exploded near the gasoline tank of the bus, causing it to burst into flames. Most of the casualties were soldiers who were on their way to their bases. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

June 6: An 18-year-old Israeli student died of gunshot wounds to the chest sustained in a shooting attack near Ofra, north of Ramallah, when Palestinian terrorists opened fire from an ambush.
 

June 8: Three Israelis, including a pregnant woman, were shot dead when terrorists infiltrated the community of Carmei Tzur south of Bethlehem.
 

June 11: Hadar Hirschkovitz, a 15 year old girl, was killed and eleven other Israelis wounded when a Palestinian female suicide bomber set off a relatively small pipe bomb at a shwarma restaurant in Herzliya.
 

June 11: D'vir Musai, an eighth grader, and two other children were wounded when terrorists detonated a bomb against an Israeli schoolbus.
 

June 18: 19 people were killed and 74 wounded in a suicide bombing at the Patt junction in Egged bus no. 32A traveling from Gilo to the center of Jerusalem. The terrorist boarded the bus at the stop in Beit Safafa, an Arab neighborhood opposite Gilo, and almost immediately detonated the large bomb which he carried in a bag stuffed with ball bearings. The blast destroyed the front half of the bus, packed with people on their way to work and schoolchildren.
 

June 19: Seven people, including a 5 year old girl and her grandmother, were killed and 20 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a crowded bus stop and hitchhiking post at the French Hill intersection in northern Jerusalem. Hamas claimed responsibility.
 

June 19: Avraham Eliyahu Nechmad, 17, from Rishon L'Tzion, died as a result of wounds suffered in the suicide bombing of 2 March 2002, becoming the 12th victim.
 

June 20: Five people, including a mother and three of her sons of the Shabo family, were murdered and four others wounded when a terrorist entered the community of Itamar and opened fire.
 

July 2003
 

July 4: A terrorist gunman opened fire at the El Al desk in the Los Angeles Airport murdering 46-year-old Yaakov Aminov of Los Angeles and a El Al clerk, in her 20s. A number of people were wounded.
 

July 16: Nine people (two men, six women, and an infant child) were killed and over 20 wounded in a Palestinian terrorist attack on Dan bus no. 189 traveling from Bnei Brak to Emmanuel in Samaria. Two 20 kg bombs were set off about 200 meters from the town's entrance, damaging the bus's front tires and forcing it off the road. The explosion damaged the bus doors, trapping the passengers inside. The terrorists then started to shoot at the bus, firing through the unprotected roof and throwing grenades through the narrow upper windows, which are not armored.
 

July 17: Five people were murdered and about 40 injured in a double suicide bombing on Neve Sha'anan Street near the old central bus station in Tel Aviv.
 

July 21: Palestinian terrorists detonated a bomb near Yavne against a train traveling Binyamina to Ashdod. The conductor was wounded.
 

July 25: Rabbi Elimelech Shapira, 43, was murdered and another civilian wounded in a terrorist shooting attack near the West Bank community of Alei Zahav, west of Ariel.
 

July 26: Yosef Dickstein, his wife Chana, and their 9 year old son Shuvel Zion were murdered in a Palestinian terrorist attack. Two of their other children were wounded in the same attack.
 

July 30: Two brothers were shot and killed when their truck came under fire in the West Bank village of Jama'in, near Ariel, apparently while selling diesel oil to a cement factory in the village.
 

July 31: Nine people (including four Americans) were killed and 86 were wounded when a bomb exploded in the Frank Sinatra cafeteria on the Hebrew University Mt. Scopus campus in Jerusalem.
 

August 2003
 

August 1: Shani Ladani, 27 years old, was tied up and shot in the head at point-blank range by Arabs, west of Tulkarem, near the Green Line.
 

August 4: Nine people were killed in the suicide bombing of Egged bus No. 361 traveling from Haifa to Safed at the Meron junction in northern Israel. The blast blew off the roof of the bus, which then burst into flames, killing or wounding nearly everyone inside.
 

August 4: A 34-year-old Israeli and a 52-year-old Palestinian were killed and 14 others were wounded when a Palestinian terrorist opened fire with a pistol near the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem's Old City.
 

August 5: Avi (29) and Avital (27) Volansky were killed when terrorists opened fire on their car as they were traveling on the Ramallah-Nablus road near Luban el-Sharqiya. Two of their children were wounded in the attack.
 

August 7: An Israeli was stabbed at the Cave of Eliyahu in Haifa.
 

August 7: A gasoline tanker truck containing 15,000 liters of fuel exploded in Rishon L'Tzion due to a terrorist bomb. Only the driver was wounded.
 

August 10: A 30 year old woman was killed and her husband seriously wounded when a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated Moshav Mechora in the Jordan Valley and opened fire outside their home.
 

August 10: The eighth victim of the 31 July bombing attack at Hebrew University died of injuries suffered in that attack.
 

September 2003
 

September 18: The charred body of a 67-year-old Israeli construction contractor was found near el-Azzariya, a Palestinian village near Ma'ale Adummim, east of Jerusalem. He was the victim of a terrorist killing.
 

September 18: Yosef Ajmi, 36 years old, was killed when terrorists opened fire on his car near Mevo Dotan, north of Jenin in the West Bank.
 

September 18: An Israeli policeman was killed and three people were wounded in a suicide bombing at a bus stop at the Umm al Fahm junction.
 

September 19: Five people were killed and 69 wounded when a suicide bomber terrorist detonated a bomb in Dan bus No. 4 on Allenby Street, opposite the Great Synagogue in Tel-Aviv. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

September 20: Yoni Jesner of wounds suffered in a suicide bombing attack the previous day.
 

September 23: Shlomo Yitzhak Shapira, 48 years old, resident of Jerusalem, was killed and three of his sons wounded, in a shooting attack near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron during the Sukkot festival.
 

September 26: Five persons were wounded in a terrorist shooting attack at K'vasim Junction in the Hevron Hills. All the victims, four adults and an infant were residents of nearby Beit Haggai.
 

October 2003
 

October 3: An Israeli Arab was wounded terrorist gunfire between Tul Karem and Jenin while working on the road from Baka el-Sharqiya to Hermesh.
 

October 8: A 51 year-old Israeli was critically wounded in an ambush shooting south of Hebron. He died of his wounds the following day. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

October 10: A 71 year-old woman was killed and about 30 people were wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up while trying to board Dan bus No. 87 across from Bar-Ilan University on the Geha highway (Route 4) in central Israel.
 

October 15: Seven people are wounded when an intercity bus traveling from Beit Shean to Afula was targeted by terrorist gunfire.
 

October 21: 14 persons were killed and 65 wounded when an intracity bus traveling from Kiryat Shmona to Tel Aviv was blown up in a suicide bombing by a terrorist member of Islamic Jihad driving an explosives-laden jeep near the Alonit Junction.
 

October 27: Three were killed and 21 wounded in a suicide bombing at the Eshel HaShomron gas station at the entrance to Ariel in Samaria.
 

October 29: A woman and two 14-year-old girls were killed and one person was wounded by a terrorist who infiltrated the community of Hermesh, north of Tulkarm, in Samaria.
 

November 2003
 

November 4: Two persons were killed when a Palestinian suicide bomber detonated at a Kfar Sava shopping mall.
 

November 6: Two Israeli farmers were shot to death and one wounded by a Palestinian terrorist posing as a worker near Pe'at Sadeh in the southern Gaza Strip.
 

November 10: Five people, including a mother and her 4- and 5-year-old children, were shot and killed by a Fatah terrorist who infiltrated Kibbutz Metzer, located east of Hadera near the Green Line. The terrorist shot the mother and children as they hugged one another. [12]
 

November 15: terrorists open fire with automatic weapons and hand grenades at Jewish worshippers walking homr from prayers at the Cave of the Patriarchs. 12 people are killed and twenty wounded. Among the dead are nine military personnel.
 

November 21: 11 people were killed and about 50 wounded in a suicide bombing on a No. 20 Egged bus in the Kiryat Menahem neighborhood of Jerusalem. Most of the victims were high-school students on their way to school.
 

November 28: Kenyan hotel bombing: Three Israelis, including two brothers, and 10 Kenyans killed when a car bomb exploded in the lobby of the Israeli-owned beachfront Paradise Hotel, frequented almost exclusively by Israeli tourists near Mombasa in Kenya. 21 Israelis and 60 Kenyans were wounded in the attack. Six Israelis were killed when two terrorists opened fire and threw grenades at the Likud polling station in Beit She'an, where party members were casting their votes in the Likud primary.
 

December 2003
 

December 20: Rabbi Yitzhak Arama, aged 40, of Netzer-Hazani, was shot and killed on the Kissufim corridor road (in the Gaza Strip) while driving with his wife and six children to attend a pre-wedding Sabbath celebration in Afula. Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

December 27: Four yeshiva students were killed in Otniel while working in the yeshiva kitchen, serving the Shabbat meal to some 100 students in the adjacent dining room. Two terrorists infiltrated the settlement, entered the yeshiva building through the kitchen service door, and shot dead the four unarmed students.

2004


January 2004

January 3: Israeli soldiers kill three Palestinians in a clash with Palestinian stone throwers in Nablus in the West Bank, one of them a 15-year-old boy. Later, during the funeral service for the three dead, another Palestinian was shot dead. Three others were wounded.

January 13: A father of five was shot dead and three Israelis were injured in a roadside ambush by the Fatah's Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades.

January 14: Four Israelis were killed at Erez crossing after a suicide bomber exploded herself in a checkpoint to the industrial zone of Erez. Hamas and the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed joint responsibility.


January 28: Israeli forces entered the Alzaytoun area south of Gaza City, killing eight Palestinians, five of whom were armed members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and wounding dozens.


January 29: Eleven Israelis killed and 50 wounded in a suicide bombing of a city bus in Jerusalem. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility. Hamas also claimed responsibility the next day. The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a video documenting the sights that police forensic expert encountered at the scene. (contains graphic content).

 
January 30: Three armed Palestinians were killed in gun fights with IDF forces. Two were killed while carrying explosives near Dugit. The third died in a gunfight at Bethlehem.


February 2004


February 2: Yasser Abu al-Aesh, an alleged local leader of Islamic Jihad, was among four militants killed during an Israeli raid in the Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. The house where the men had been staying was later destroyed.


February 11: Twelve Palestinian militants and civilians were killed in clashes with Israeli forces in al-Shojaeya neighbourhood in Gaza city. In Rafah refugee camp one Palestinian civilian was killed by Israeli sniper fire. During the day more than 50 Palestinians were wounded, 23 of them children.


February 22: Eight Israelis killed and 60 wounded in a suicide bombing of a city bus (14A) in Jerusalem, occurring one day before the start of hearings at the International Court of Justice regarding the Israeli West Bank barrier. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility.


February 26: Sgt.-Maj.(res.) Amir Zimmerman, 25, of Kfar Monash was killed and two other soldiers wounded when two Palestinian guerrillas opened fire near the Erez Crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel. The guerrillas were killed by IDF forces. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.


February 27: An Israeli couple (parents of a 2-year old girl) were shot dead in their car on their way home, in the northern Negev. After firing at the car from a distance, causing the driver to lose control, the terrorists approached the car and shot the couple at point-blank range. Altogether, over 40 bullets were used. Yasser Arafat's Fatah's Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.[12],
 

February 28: Mahmud Jhouda, head of Islamic Jihad's "military wing" in Gaza was killed together with another Islamic Jihad member and a relative of his, when the car in which the three were driving was targeted by an Israeli helicopter.


March 2004


March 3: Three Hamas militants were killed in the Gaza Strip when their car was targeted by an Israeli helicopter. Hamas said the three were on "a jihad mission".


March 13: Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli soldiers near the Karni border crossing in Gaza.

March 14: Two Palestinian suicide bombers kill 10 and wound 12 in the Israeli port of Ashdod. Hamas and Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claim joint responsibility.


March 18: Four Palestinians, two militants and two children, die in two Israeli air strikes on Rafah refugee camp in Gaza. Several more are wounded.


March 19: An Israeli man, George Elias Khouri, is shot dead from a passing vehicle while jogging in the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem. Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claim the attack, and later apologize when it becomes known that the victim was George Khouri, a Christian Arab.


March 22: Ahmed Yassin, leader and founder of Hamas in the Gaza Strip was killed by an Israeli missile.


April 2004


April 3: Yaakov Zagha, a 40 year father of six, is shot dead outside his house after his daughter Chana, 14, was wounded by a Palestinian from nearby Tul Karem. The shooter was later killed by IDF forces. Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.


April 7: A demonstration of Palestinians and international activists against the West Bank wall was fired upon by Israeli soldiers. Twenty people were injured, none seriously.


April 17: Israeli border policeman Kfir Ohaiyon, 20, of Eilat was killed and three other Israelis injured in a suicide bombing at the Erez Crossing in northern Gaza.


April 25: Border Policeman Cpl. Yaniv Mashiah, 20, of Jaffa, was killed and three others lightly wounded just an hour after the beginning of Memorial Day for Israel's fallen soldiers, when shots were fired at their vehicle near Hebron. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

 
May 2004


May 2: Tali Hatuel, a 34-year-old Israeli woman who was eight months pregnant, and her four daughters -- Hila (11), Hadar (9), Roni (7) and Meirav (2) -- were shot to death in the Gaza Strip, near the Kissufim checkpoint. Three other Israelis were wounded. The Popular Resistance Committees and Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.

 
May 11: Six IDF soldiers were killed during an IDF operation to target Qassam rocket workshops in Gaza City, when an armored personnel carrier was struck by an explosive device planted by Palestinian terrorists. Hamas and the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack. The soldiers killed: Sgt. Adaron Amar, 20, of Eilat; Sgt. Aviad Deri, 21, of Maale Adumim; Staff-Sgt. Ofer Jerbi, 21, of Moshav Ben-Zakai; Staff-Sgt. Ya'akov (Zelco) Marviza, 25, of Kibbutz Hama'apil; Sgt. Kobi Mizrahi, 20, of Moshav Mata; and Staff-Sgt. Eitan Newman, 21, of Jerusalem.


May 12: An IDF officer and four soldiers were killed, and three IDF soldiers were lightly injured, while preparing to detonate a weapon-smuggling tunnel on the Philadelphi Route near the Israeli-Egyptian border near Rafah. Their armored personnel carrier exploded, apparently after being hit by an RPG anti-tank rocket. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack. The soldiers killed: Cpl. Elad Cohen, 20, of Jerusalem; Sgt.-Maj. Aiman Ghadir, 24, of Bir Makhsur; Capt. Aviv Hakani, 23, of Ashdod; Sgt. Za'ur (Zohar) Smelev, 19, of Ofakim; and Sgt. Lior Vishinski, 20, of Ramat Gan.
 

May 14: Staff-Sargent Rotem Adam, 21, Rishon Lezion and Sargent Alexei Hayat, 21, of Beer Sheva were killed and two soldiers moderately wounded by Palestinian sniper fire in the Rafah refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip.
 

May 29: Major Shachar Ben-Yishai, 25, of Menahemia was killed by Palestinian gunfire following a search in the Balata camp near Nablus. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

June 2004
 

June 21: Weerachai Wongput, 37, from the Nong Han District of the northeastern province of Udon Thani in Thailand, died after being hit by shrapnel from a mortar fired into greenhouses in Kfar Darom in the Gaza Strip. The mortar was fired by Palestinians trying to divert attention from an attempt to infiltrate the settlement. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

June 27: Staff-Sergeant Ro’i Nissim, 20, from Rishon L’Tzion, was killed and five others were injured when an underground tunnel laden with more than 1000 kg of explosives detonated under IDF outpost of the "Urhan" junction near Gush Katif in the Gaza Strip. Hamas and al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility.
 

June 28: Four-year-old Afik Zahavi, and Mordehai Yosefof, 49, were killed in Sderot by a Palestinian Qassam rocket that hit a kindergarten, the first fatal Qassam attack. The boy's mother, Ruthie Zahavi, 28, was critically wounded. Hamas claimed responsibility. *June 29: Moshe Yohai, 63, from Ashdod, an Israeli truck driver, was shot dead near Ramallah. The al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility.
 

July 2004
 

July 4: Victor Kreiderman, 49, was killed and his wife, Emma, wounded, in a shooting attack between Mevo Dotan and Shaked. The al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility. The militant fled to the nearby Arab village of Yabed.
 

July 6: Captain Moran Vardi, 25, of Shayetet-13 was killed during a battle with two militants barricaded in a house in Nablus. In that battle four Palestinians were killed, two of them were PFLP militants.
 

July 11: A remote-control bomb killed Ma'ayan Naim, 19, and wounded 34, in a bus station in Har-Zion Boulevard in Tel Aviv. Yasser Arafat's al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claim responsibility. Israeli prime-minister Ariel Sharon said that: "Today’s fatality [in the Tel Aviv bombing] was the first act of murder perpetrated under the protective wing of the Hague ruling".
 

August 2004
 

August 2: A Qassam rocket hits Sderot and damages a house, causing blast injuries to three people.
 

August 11: Two people were killed and 16 wounded when an explosive device was detonated by Palestinian militants inside an Arab taxi as it attempted to cross the Qalandia checkpoint just north of Jerusalem. Two Palestinians were killed, and about 20 people, the majority of them Arabs, were wounded. The al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades faction of Fatah claimed responsbility and expresses regret that Arabs were among the dead and wounded.
 

August 13: Shlomo Miller, 50, father of seven children, was shot dead and another person wounded in an ambush near Itamar. The gunman was killed by Israeli security forces and was identified as an officer in Yasser Arafat's Preventative Security Force. Fatah claimed responsibility.
 

August 15: A MAGAV policeman was slashed with a knife across the neck by an Arab from Shuafat, in the Old City of Jerusalem. The officer managed to kill the attacker, but was seriously wounded and underwent emergency surgery.

August 20: Nail Khalil Abu Ghulah, reported to suffer a psychological disorder, was shot dead by Israeli soldiers east of Wadi Gaza village while climbing the fence of an Israeli community.
 

August 27: A IDF Combat Engineering force rescues three Israelis from lynching by Arabs in the Qalandia refugee camp. A Palestinian mob attacked the Israelis, stoned them, beat them and tried to set their truck on fire. The Israelis were wounded and after rescue were treated at "Haddasah Ein-Kerem" hospital in Jerusalem.
 

August 30: An Israeli civilian was wounded by gunfire directed towards an IDF position near Khan Yunis. He was evacuated to Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon.
 

August 31: Two Palestinian suicide bombers kill 16 Israelis and wound more than 94 others aboard two city buses in Beer Sheva. Among the dead is four-year-old Avial Atash. Hamas claims responsibility. The victims, all residents of Beersheba: Shoshana Amos, 64; Aviel Atash, 3; Vitaly Brodsky, 52; Tamara Dibrashvilli, 70; Raisa Forer, 55; Larisa Gomanenko, 48; Denise Hadad, 50; Tatiana Kortchenko, 49; Rosita Lehman, 45; Karine Malka, 23; Nargiz Ostrovsky, 54; Maria Sokolov, 57; Roman Sokolovsky, 53; Tekele Tiroyaient, 33; Eliyahu Uzan, 58; Emmanuel Yosef (Yosefov), 28.,
 

September 2004


September 3: Two Arabs transporting a bomb are hit by Israeli gunfire causing the bomb to explode. Both Arabs die.

 
September 7: A 60 year old jogger is wounded by shrapnel from a Qassam rocket fired at Sederot.
 

September 7: Fourteen Hamas militants are killed and 40 wounded in an Israeli airstrike on their training camp. ,
 

September 8: A car bomb explodes near a MAGAV road block in Baqa al-Sharkiya, managing to kill only its driver. The Fatah's al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility.
 

September 8: An Arab fugitive was killed and two others wounded in Jericho during a shootout with Israeli soldiers trying to arrest them.
 

September 10: Abdel Aziz Ashkar, 34, a Hamas leader was killed by Israeli forces.
 

September 13: Three senior militants belonging to the Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades were killed in an Israeli targeted assassination in Jenin. ,
 

September 15: Nine Palestinian militants and a child were killed in two IDF operations in Nablus and Jenin. In Nablus, Shayetet-13 killed four Fatah militants, and one from Islamic Jihad. A child was killed in the crossfire. In Jenin, four wanted Fatah militants were killed by undercover Border Police troops. Two female suicide bombers turned themselves in to IDF forces following the death of their handler Hanni Aqad. ,
 

September 20: Senior Hamas commander in Gaza Khaled Abu Shamiyah was killed by Israeli forces. ,
 

September 20: Two Hamas members, Rabah Zakut and Nabil al-Saidi, while on their way to launch Qassam rockets into Israel, were killed by Israeli forces in the Rimal neighborhood of Gaza.
 

September 22: A female suicide bomber killed herself, wounding some 15 people and killing Momoya Tahio, 20, from Rehovot, and Menashe Komemi, 19, from Moshav Aminadav. Both were MAGAV officers who stopped her from approaching the nearby bus stop in the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem. The Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility.
 

September 23: A Qassam rocket attack on Sederot resulted in eight Israelis being treated at Barzalai Hospital in Ashkelon.
 

September 23: Three terrorists were killed during an attack on the Israeli community of Morag.
 

September 23: Three Israeli soldiers were killed defending the community of Morag, Captain Tal Bardugo, 22, from Jerusalem; St.-Sergeant Nir Sami, 21, from Jerusalem; St.-Sgt. Yisrael Lutati, 20, from N’vei Dekalim.
 

September 24: Tif’eret Tretner, 24, an Israeli woman, is killed and another is wounded, on Friday morning when four mortar shells were fired at Neveh Dekalim, part of the Gush Katif bloc in the Gaza Strip.
 

September 27: Two terrorists detected while placing a bomb near the Erez Crossing were shot and wounded by Israeli troops.
 

September 29: Hamas member Tawfik Ali Charafi, and two or three others were killed.
 

September 29: Three Qassam rockets hit Sderot, killing two-year-old Dorit Aniso and four-year-old Yuval Abebeh, and injuring 10-20 people. Terrorist group Hamas claimed responsibility.
 

September 30: Gilad Fischer, 22, from Hoshaiya, an Israeli soldier, was killed near Beit Hanoun.
 

September 30: At least 24 Palestinians killed and dozens injured in wave of fighting. Seven of the dead were hit by Israeli tank fire in a crowded marketplace
 

September 30: Shulamit Batito, 36, from Nisanit, an Israeli woman, was shot dead while jogging between Nisanit and Alei Sinai.
 

September 30: Victor Ariel, 20, from Moshav Kadima, a medic, was killed while treating Shulamit Batito.
According to Haaretz, 97 Palestinians were killed during September 2004, 83 of whom were armed militants.
 

October 2004
 

October 1, 2004: A Palestinian is killed and six are arrested, by IDF forces, in a Palestinian police office near the Erez crossing. An explosive belt and several rifles were captured in the same office. The seven planned to commit a combined suicide attack on the Erez crossing.
 

October 2, 2004: Ten Palestinians are killed by IDF forces in another day of fighting in the Gaza Strip. Four terrorists were killed, during an infiltration attempt, 200 meters outside Kibbutz Nahal Oz in the Negev, while six others, Hamas members, were killed by the Israeli Air Force's targeted strikes.
 

October 4: Two Israeli soldiers are wounded and six militants are killed, including a Hamas field commander, and two Arab civilians are killed during the sixth day of the Israeli incursion into the Jabaliya refugee camp. Two Qassam rockets are fired at the Israeli town of Sderot, injuring one Israeli.
 

October 4: Ronen Ben-Meiri, 31, from Haifa, an Israeli undercover policeman was killed in a gunfight with Palestinian Authority Force 17 members in Ramallah. During the gunfight the three targeted Arabs were killed and two other wounded. Among the dead Arabs was Nadiv Sawahteh, wanted for his role in numerous terrorist shooting attacks.
 

October 5: An Israeli Arab motorist is shot and wounded by occupants of a passing car while he was changing the tire of his vehicle on Route 60 near Gush Etzion.
 

October 5: Bashir Dabash, a senior member Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip was killed by Israeli helicopter air-to-surface missiles fired at his vehicle. A second member of Islamic Jihad riding in the vehicle was killed as well. Also, on this day, Iman Darweesh Al Hams, a 13 year-old girl, was shot and killed in Rafah, Gaza Strip, by the IDF.
 

October 6: Pratheep Nanongkham, 24, a greenhouse worker from Maha Sarakham province in Thailand, was killed when armed terrorists infiltrated the hothouse area of Kfar Darom in the central Gaza Strip. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
 

October 7: Three car bombs are detonated in Egyptian towns in the Sinai Peninsula frequented by Israeli tourists. The largest explosion, which killed at least 35 and wounding 114, was at a Hilton Hotel in Taba, near the border with Israel. The other two explosions occurred at the towns of Ras al-Sultan and Nuweiba, killing two Israelis and four Egyptians. A group calling itself Jamayia al-Islamia al-Alamiya ("World Islamist Group") later claims responsibility and threatens further attacks. 13 of the victims were Israelis, 6 where Egyptians, 2 were Italians and 14 were from Russia and Eastern Europe.
 

October 8: A Palestinian worker died from his wounds Friday morning following a Palestinian sniper attack on hothouse workers on the Rafah Yam settlement in the southern Gaza Strip.
 

October 16: Operation Days of Penitence is officially ended, with an estimated 130 Palestinian killed, of which 87 were armed combatants.
 

October 18: six Palestinian militants are killed in failed attacks IDF forces. Two crossed the Israeli Gaza Strip barrier and killed by IDF patrol, two were killed in Kissufim junction and two were killed in Rafah, after trying to plant a bomb.
 

October 19: Yair Turgeman, 22, is killed by sniper fire directed at the Menashe Battalion in northern Sameria. The al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, a faction of Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat's Fatah, claimed responsibility.
 

October 21: two Hamas terrorists were shot dead while trying to infilitrate Kibbutz Nahal Oz in the cover of morning fog.
 

October 21: Moshe Elmaleh, 34, of Dimona, husband and father of three, soldier in the Israeli Engineering Corps was killed by a Hamas bomb blast along the Philadelphi Route.
 

October 21: Hamas chief explosives engineer Adnal al-Ghoul and his deputy, Imad al-Baas, were killed and two others wounded by the Israel Air Force helicopter strike in Jabalia.
 

October 28: IDF Sergeant Michael Chizik was killed by mortars fired at an army post near the Gaza settlement of Morag. Six other soldiers were injured in the attack, of them three suffered serious wounds.



November 2004


November 1: Three Israelis (Leah Levine aged 64, Shmuel Levy aged 65, and Tatiana Ackerman aged 34) were killed and 30 wounded when a 16-years old child suicide bomber blow himself at the open air Carmel Market in Tel Aviv. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a part of Yasser Arafat's PLO organization claims the bombing as theirs. Arafat's Palestinian Authority condemned the bombing.
 

November 5: Two Palestinian children, Ahmad al-Sameiri (8) and his cousin Muhammad al-Sameiri (7), are killed by an explosion in the refugee camp of Khan Yonis in the Gaza Strip. Hospital officials say it was from a tank shell that hit a house. Israeli spokesmen said there had been no army fire in the area. They believe it was either caused when a Palestinian mortar misfired or by the detonation of a roadside bomb. , ,
 

November 6: Two terrorists were killed en route to attacking the Israeli community of Gadid. One Israeli soldier was wounded. Islamic Jihad confirms that the dead were theirs.
 

November 6: Two Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades militants are killed when their car bomb explodes prematurely in Qalqilya.
 

November 7: Cpl. Tom Dekel (20), is killed during a military operation near Tulkarm, apperently by friendly fire.
 

November 7: Four terrorists were killed after they opened fire upon IDF soldiers in Jenin. The four, Amin Abu-Qamil, Fadi Ajabriya, Muhmad Mashraqa and Muhmad Simi-Salah, include two from Fatah and two from Islamic Jihad.
 

November 10: One terrorists was killed en route to the Israeli community of Dugit and an Israeli naval patrol.
 

November 10: An Israeli child was wounded when the Israeli community of N'vei Dekalim was attacked with mortars. Five mortar bombs hit the community in two separate attacks.
 

November 11: A Thai worker was wounded in a mortar attack on the Israeli community of Netzer-Hazani.
 

November 11: al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades attack Netzarim with bombs, mortar rounds, rocket propelled grenades and automatic weapons. Three Arabs are killed.
 

November 13: A 26 year old woman was injured by shrapnel from a bomb attack in eastern Gush Etzion. Fatah claims responsibility.
 

November 25: Three Hamas operatives were killed and one was seriously injured during fights with IDF forces. In Hebron, Two Hamas seniors were killed and one was seriously wounded after the IDF demolished the house they were hiding in. In Rafah, one Hamas member was killed from a tank shell as the IDF uncovered a smuggling tunnel in a residental building.
 

December 2004
 

December 7: Nadav Kudinski, an Israeli soldier from the K9 unit, and his dog were killed from a bomb hidden in a chicken coop covering an underground tunnel. In the ensuing battle two Hamas militants were killed. Later, two Islamic Jihad were killed.
 

December 12: At least 5 Israeli soldiers from the Bedouin Scouts Battalion are killed and 10 are injured, as a tunnel rigged with 1500 kg of explosives, combined with two suicide bombers, exploded near the Humanitarian Rafah crossing between Rafah and Egypt. Hamas and al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades' offshoot called "Fatah Hawk" claimed joint responsibility. A Fatah gunmen was killed by IDF forces after he shot on the rescue unit soldiers.
 

December 14: A Thai worker is killed and two more are injured in Gush Katif by Palestinian mortar shell.
 

December 15: Five Israelis are injured, one critically, as Palestinian terrorists shoot on two cars near the Kissufim crossing in the Gaza Strip. IDF force managed to kill one of the shooters. Islamic Jihad and Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed joint responsibility. ,
 

December 15: In the West Bank, gunmen of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades shot dead 20-year-old Ibrahim Zeita, who they said had acted as an informant for Israel. His body was then dumped in a Ramallah square.
 

December 16 and December 17: Israel launched Operation Orange Iron in Khan Yunis, in which IDF tanks and armored bulldozers entered the west part of the town to prevent mortar shellings. During the operation 11 Palestinians were killed, of whome 8 militants and 3 civilian, and between 24-50 were injured. IDF said that two soldiers were lightly injured from anti-tank missile and that "21 were hurt".
 

December 21: Ariela Fahima, 39, mother to four and resident of Moshav Nechusa, was found dead near her home. The Israeli Police said that this was an act of terror, committed by Palestinians from the near-by West Bank.
 

December 22: Israeli civil security guard who guarded bulldozers used for building the Israeli West Bank barrier was killed in a shooting attack by two Palestinian terrorists.
 

December 30: Ten Palestinians, of whome 9 were armed, are killed in an Israeli army incursion into the Khan Younis refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. During the raid the local Hamas commander is killed and two Israeli soldiers are slightly wounded. The raid, codenamed "Purple Iron" was the third operation in Khan Yunis in response to constant mortars shelling on Israeli settlements.

2005

January 2005


January 2: one Israeli civilian was seriously wounded when a Palestinian mortar shell hit the Erez crossing.
 

January 2:one women was lightly injured when a barrage of Qassam rockets hit Sderot.
 

January 2: Vladimir Rubin, a 66 years old security guard of the natural reserve of Beit Jubrin was shot dead. The al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility.
 

January 4: two Israeli children were injured when a Palestinian mortar shell landed near a school bus.
 

January 5: 12 soldier are wounded, when a Qassam rocket hit a base near the Gaze-Israeli border.
 

January 6: One Hamas activist was shot dead by Israeli soldiers while he was infiltrating the Ganei Tal settlement in Gush Katif in the Gaza Strip.
 

January 7: One Israeli is killed and four Israelis were wounded from in a shooting attack in the West Bank. In Gaza, two Palestinians were killed.
 

January 8: One Palestinian police man was shot dead by Israeli forces at a roadblock in southern Gaza
 

January 11: Nissim Arviv, 26, dies from his wounds, after being struck by a Palestinian mortar in the Erez crossing nine days ago.


January 12: Gideon Rivlin, 50, a father of five, is killed and 4 Israeli soldiers are wounded in attack by 3 Palestinian militants who detonated a roadside bomb near the Morag settlememt greenhouse in Gush Katif. IDF forces returned fire and killed two of the attackers. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
 

January 13: Two Palestinian suicide bombers explode themselves and a truck ladden with explosives in the Karni crossing - a terminal in the eastern Gaza Strip allowing Palestinian merchants to export goods. At least 6 civilians, all Israelis, were killed and about 10-20 were wounded in the attack. The six were Hertzle Shlomo (50), Ivan Shmilov (53), Dror Gazari (31) from Sderot, Ofer Tiri (23) of Ashkelon, Muna'am Abu-Sabia (33) of Daburia and Ibrhim Kahili (46) of Um-al-Ghanem. Palestinian militants launched mortar shells and automatic weapsons fire against ambulances who came to evacuate the wounded and treat the casualties. Fatah's al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, Hamas and The Popular Resistance Committees claimed joint responsibility. About 3 militants were killed during the attack. Palestinian President-elect Mahmoud Abbas is the chairman of Fatah.


January 15: Eight Palestinian militants have been killed in three separate clashes in the Gaza strip: 4 were killed in al-Zaytoun neigborhood, a Hamas stronghold in Gaza City, 2 were killed in Rafah and other 2 were killed near Kissufim junction.


January 15: On noon, an Israeli child living on a settlement was injured from a Qassam rocket, loosing his hand. In the afternoon, aQassam rocket hit Sderot and wounded 6 people. An Israeli 17-years-old woman suffered critical wounds. Hamas claimed responsibility.


January 18: Palestinian suicide bomber killed one security officer and wounded six Israelis in Gush Katif junction in the Gaza Strip. Hamas claimed responsibility.


January 21: Ella (Chaya) Abukasis, 17, who sustained critical wounds from a Qassam rocket on January 15 when she tried to shield her 10-years-old brother from the rocket, died from her wounds in the Soroka hospital.
 

January 31: 2 people suffered shock injuries as 7 mortar shells hit Neve Dekalim settlement in the Gaza Strip. Hamas claimed responsibility and say the shooting was a revenge for the killing of a 10-years-old girl in Rafah earlier this morning. Palestinians initially claimed she was killed from IDF tank shell but it was letter revealed that she was killed by Palestinian pilgrims, who shot spontanously into the air.
 

February 2005


February 3: 6 Israeli soldiers were hurt in two separate incidents southwest to Hebron and in the Gaza Strip, when Palestinian gunmen opened fire on their cars. In the Gaza Strip, Givati Brigade soldiers returned fire and killed the militant. The Fatah's al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility.

February 25 - February 26: A Palestinian suicide bomber explodes himself at the entrance of the near-coast "Stage" club in Tel Aviv, killing at least 5 Israelis and wounding 38 more. Responsibility is reportedly claimed by Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Fatah's al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades. The al-Aqsa Brigades said that Hizbullah was involved in the attack. All three groups subsequently deny responsibility. However, on the 26th, the Islamic Jihad HQ in Damascus, Syria claimed responsibility.


February 28: two Israelis are wounded by a Palestinian shooting attack eastern to the city of Modi'in.


March 2005


March 7: Two Israeli soldiers were shot in Hebron, the two were injured, one seriously.


March 10: Israeli troops kill Mohammed Abu Hazneh, a member of Palestinian Islamic Jihad and one of the plotter of the recent Tel Aviv "Stage" nightclub suicide bombing. After he shot and killed a K9 dog, the troops bulldozed his house, crushing him to death. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the recent suicide bombing at a Tel Aviv Nightclub.


March 20: Three Israeli soldier and one police officer are wounded (two of them seriously) after they were shot by Palestinians in Ramallah. They entered the city by accident during a search for stolen cars. The Fatah's al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claim responsibility.

 
April 2005
 

April 5: one Israeli citizen is shot in the chest and critically wounded in the settlement of Morag (northwest to Rafah). The Popular Resistance Committees claimed responsibility.


April 7: a Qassam rocket hit a cemetery in Sderot, but causes no casualties.


April 18: Two Israelis, one engineering NCO and one civilian, where wounded by a Palestinian sniper in attack on Philadelphi Route of southern Gaza. The Popular Resistance Committees claimed responsibility.


April 21: Three Israeli soldiers were hurt in blast when there jeep went on an IED roadside bomb, near Karni Crossing, on the edge of the Gaza Strip.


April 22 and April 23: A Qassam rocket was launched toward northen Gaza community. No casualties were reported. Also, Palestinian militants stabbed a soldier near Ganim settlement, injuring him moderately.


April 25: Tsiki Eyal, 23, an Israel reserves soldier was killed in Hebron, in an incident involving running Palestinian car. Inital reports said an Israeli reserves soldier was killed, when he was run over by a Palestinian car in Hebron. Soldiers in the scene opened fire and killed the running driver. Autopsy found bullets remain in the soldier's head, suggesting the soldier was hit by his comrades after they opened fire on the running car. Recent reports say that the driver was unarmed and did not have ties to any militant organization. It is still unclear rather the incident was a deliberate attack by the driver or a combination of a dark night and misunderstanding that caused a fatal accident.


May 2005


May 2: Following an Israeli raid on the Palestinian city of Tulkarm, one Israeli soldier and one Islamic Jihad leader are killed. The soldier is killed in a gunfight with 3 members of Palestinian Islamic Jihad. The three were suspected to have been part of a the cell which was involved in Tel Aviv "Stage" club bombing in February 2005. Shafiq Abdul Rani, the leader of the Jihad cell in Tulkarm was killed and another militant was arrested.


May 16: A Palestinian is killed after he tries to stab a soldier.


May 16: Four Israeli construction workers were injured by a Palestinian anti-tank rocket attack on Philadelphi Route.


May 18: It was the peak of a sharp increase in violence in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian factions shelled Israeli settlements and towns with more than 31 mortar shells and Qassam rockets. Two Hamas militants were killed this day: one in Rafah, while trying to plant a bomb, and one in Khan Yunis while trying to launch a mortar shell. Palestinian claim that the Khan Yunis mortar squad was hit by a missile fired from an [UAV|unmanned drone]]. Israel refused to comment.


May 20: A big terror attack on an Israeli settlement was thwarted. 3-4 Palestinian militants snuck into an abandoned UNRWA structure watching over Kfar Darom settlement and started to bombard the settlement with mortar shells and anti-tank missiles. IDF and MAGAV forces returned fire, killing one militant and chasing off the rest. Hamas claimed joint responsibility with the Fatah's Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades and the Popular Resistance Committees.


May 28: A Hamas militant was killed after a rocket he was handling has misfired.


May 28: Three Palestinian gunmen opened fire on an Israeli base near Jenin. Soldiers returned fire, wounding the three. They were arrested and taken into medical treatement. Later, one of the militants died from his wounds.


May 29: a Palestinian is shot dead by Israeli soldiers after he tried to stab them in Hebron. Soldier called him to stop and fired warning shots but he kept advancing toward them, drawing a 12-cm dagger.


May 29: Two Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades militants were killed in the Gaza Strip after a bomb they made exploded prematurely.


June 2005


June 7: A day of violence erupts in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. :
It begins with a barrage of three Qassam rockets on Sderot, severely damaging one house. Hamas claimed responsibility. Israeli soldiers kill senior Islamic Jihad militant Marwah Kamil after he fired on troops that attempted to arrest him. The operation took place under heavy fire exchanges, in which another Palestinian gunmen was killed and an IDF officer was wounded from a grenade. An IDF Caterpillar D9 started to demolish Kamil's house after he shot at troops, killing him.
A Qassam rocket hit the Ganey Tal and killed 3 workers: 2 Palestinians and a Chinese citizen. Another 6 workers were wounded. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
A total of 9 Qassam rockets, 5 mortar shells and 5 anti-tank missiles were fired upon Israeli settlements.
 

June 18: a militant attack on Kfar Darom settlement is foiled. Four militants from the Fatah and the Islamic Jihad tried to infiltrate into the settlement, but were noticed by IDF soldiers. The soldiers opened fire and killed 1 or 2 militants. Earlier in the morning, two Palestinian teenagers were arrested while trying to smuggle weapons. .
 

June 19: One Israeli soldier is killed and 2 construction workers are injured after Palestinian militants fired anti-tank missile at them in the Philadelphi Route. The soldiers returned fire and managed to kill one of the attackers. The Islamic Jihad and the Fatah's Abu-Reish Brigades claimed responsibility.
At the Hawara checkpoint near Nablus, another Palestinian teenager was caught smuggling five pipe bombs in a wooden box. Palestinian sources identified the boy as 16-year-old Khalil Mohammed Hashash.
 

June 20: One Israeli is killed in a West Bank ambush after Palestinian gunmen shot his car. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility. ,
A Palestinian female suicide bomber was caught in the Erez Crossing, carrying explosives and a detonator in her underwear. She planned to carry out a suicide bombing attack in the Soroka hospital were she received medical treatment and was scheduled for a doctors appointment. The woman was identified as Wafa Samir Ibrahim Bass and said she was sent by the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades. ,
 

June 24: An Israeli teenager, Avichay Levi (17), is killed and four others are injured after a shooting attack from a Palestinian car in Beit Haggai junction south of Hebron. The Fatah's al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility. ,
 

June 26: Avi Mantzur (16), who was critically injured in the June 24 Beit Haggai attack, dies from his wounds.
According to Haaretz, 5 Israelis and 7 Palestinians were killed during June. Three of the Israelis killed were civilians, one was a soldier that was killed by Hizbullah. Four of the Palestinians killed were armed militants; one was killed when he tried to infilitrate through the Gaza Strip barrier. Two more Palestinians were killed by a Qassam rocket fired by Palestinians; this attack also killed a Chinese worker.
 

July 2005
 

July 9: Israeli security guard shoots a fifteen year-old Palestinian boy by the name of Muheeb Ahmad Assi near the village of Beit Lakiya. Palestinians were not allowed near the boy until over a hour had passed, by which point he had bled to death, doctors said.
 

July 12: Palestinian militants carried out two suicide bombings against Israel. A car bomb was detonated near a school in the Shavey Shomron settlement, but failed to cause casualties, though the bomber was seriously injured. In Netanya, a suicide bomber exploded himself near HaSharon Mall, killing at least four women (including two friends aged 16) and one male. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility. , , , , Update on the 5th victim:
 

July 14: One Israeli woman was killed after the Palestinian militant groups Hamas and Fatah's al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades fired a barrage of more than a dozen Qassam rockets over Israeli settlements inside and outside the Gaza Strip. The woman, aged 22, was killed by a direct hit from a rocket in Netiv Ha'asara, a settlement north of the Gaza Strip.


July 15: Seven Hamas militants were killed by Israeli Air Force targeted strikes. The attacks came after Hamas and Fatah launched more than two dozen Qassam rockets over Israeli settlements, killing one woman and jeopardizing the Sharem al-Sheikh truce. ,
 

July 17: Two Hamas mortars injure five residents of the Jewish settlement Neve Dekalim in the Gaza Strip. Four Qassam rockets land in Israeli territory but no injuries are reported. An Israeli missile attack on a car in Beit Lahiya misses the two men in the car but seriously wounds a Palestinian bystander.
An Israeli army sniper kills Said Seyam, 30, a Hamas commander of the Ezzedeen-al-Qassam Brigades in Khan Yunis. The sniper, operating from an observation tower at the Jewish settlement of Ganei Tal, shoots Seyam in the neck while he is standing outside his home.


July 24: Two Israeli civilians, eldery husband ans wife, were slain by Palestinian shooting attack in Kisufim road in the Gaza Strip. The Fatah's al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, the Popular Resistance Committees and the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack. IDF Engineering forces managed to kill the two terrorists. The attack came after a Palestinian suicide bomber from Jebaliya, sent by Fatah, was caught near Kibbutz Nir Am outside the Gaza Strip.