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Terror Data and Trends
Monthly Summary – December 2013
Monthly Summary – November 2013
Monthly Summary – October 2013
Monthly Summary – September 2013
Monthly Summary – August 2013
Monthly Summary – July 2013
Monthly Summary – June 2013
Monthly Summary – May 2013
Monthly Summary – April 2013
Monthly Summary – March 2013
Monthly Summary – February 2013
Monthly Summary – January 2013
2013 Annual Summary
Monthly summary – January 2014
Monthly summary - February 2014
Monthly Summary – March 2014
Monthly summary – April 2014
Monthly summary – May 2014
Monthly summary – June 2014
Monthly summary – July 2014
Monthly summary – August 2014
Analysis of Attacks in the Last Decade
Organization Glossary
Monthly Summary – August 2013
August 2013 saw an increase in the number of terror attacks: 99 attacks as opposed to 82 in July.

The main increase is noted in Judea and Samaria with 68 attacks as opposed to 50 in July.


Other areas kept similar numbers of attacks – the Gaza Strip with five attacks and Sinai with one attack, as in July. Jerusalem notes a slight decrease: 26 attacks as opposed to 25 in July.


An unusual event was the launching of rockets (August 22) from Lebanon towards Israel (no casualties).

One Israeli citizen was lightly wounded as a result of a firebomb attack (August 20) at Herod's Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.




Data regarding terror attacks in August 2013

Following is a regional distribution of attacks:


5 attack from the Gaza Strip (as in July); 68 attacks in the Judea and Samaria (50 in July); 25 attacks in Jerusalem (26 in July); 1 attack from Sinai (as in July).


Jerusalem and the Judea and Samaria area: Most attacks executed in August (72 out of 93) were in the form of firebombs (July: 60 out of 76). 



Distribution of attacks according to regions and pattern profile:

Following is a distribution of attacks in August 2013 according to regions:


The Gaza Strip – 5 attacks: 3 rocket launchings; 1 IED; 1 small arms shooting. 
Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem – 93 attacks: 18 IED (12 in Jerusalem); 3 small arms shootings; 72 firebombs (13 in Jerusalem).


Sinai – 1 attack: rocket launching toward Eilat.



High-trajectory launchings from Gaza Strip and Sinai
Throughout August 2013 5 rockets were launched towards Israel, 4 from the Gaza Strip and 1 from Sinai (toward Eilat), in 4 attacks .Compared to July: 7 rockets, 5 from Gaza Strip and 2 from Sinai toward Eilat (in 6 attacks).

One Israeli citizen was lightly wounded as a result of a firebomb attack


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