Data regarding terror attacks in August 2012
Following is a regional distribution of attacks:
21 attacks from the Gaza Strip (28 in July); 19 attacks in the Judea and Samaria (30 in July); 9 attacks in Jerusalem (6 in July); 2 attacks from Sinai.
Jerusalem and the Judea and Samaria area: All attacks executed in August (28 attacks) were in the form of firebombs (July: 34 out of 36).
Distribution of attacks according to regions and pattern profile:
Following is a distribution of attacks in June 2012 according to regions:
The Gaza Strip – 21 attacks: 12 rocket launchings; 3 mortar shell launchings; 5 small arms shooting; 1combined attack (AT, IED and small arms shooting).
Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem – 28 attacks: 28 firebombs (9 in Jerusalem).
Sinai – 2 attacks: 1 rocket launching; 1 combined attack (infiltration and small arms shooting).
High-trajectory launchings from Gaza Strip and Sinai
Throughout August 2012, 21 rockets and 3 mortar shells were launched towards Israel, (in 16 attacks), compared to 18 rockets and 9 mortar shells, in July (in 19 attacks).