On the other hand, a slight drop in the number of attacks was registered in Jerusalem and the Judea and Samaria, compared to May. The Judea and Samaria sustained 48 attacks, as opposed to 50 in May, while Jerusalem faced 18 attacks as opposed to 21 in May.
Two Israelis were killed this month in terror attacks and seven were injured. The fatalities were a security person who was shot dead at the Israel-Gaza Strip border (June 1), and one civilian who was killed by a combined attack (AT, IED and small arms shooting) at the Israel-Egypt border (June 18).
Four of the casualties, all of whom were security personnel, were injured in Judea: one was stabbed (June 4), one was injured by firebombs and stones (June 9), and two were injured by firebombs (June 18). Three others were injured by rockets launched from Gaza.
Data regarding terror attacks in June 2012
Following is a regional distribution of attacks:
99 attacks in the Gaza Strip (10 in May); 48 attacks in the Judea and Samaria (50 in May); 18 attacks in Jerusalem (21 in May). Sinai 2 attacks (rockets).
Jerusalem and the Judea and Samaria area: Most attacks executed in June (60 out of 66) were in the form of firebombs (May: 69 out of 71).
Distribution of attacks according to regions and pattern profile:
The Gaza Strip – 99 attacks: 83 rocket launchings; 11 mortar shell launchings; 3 small arms shooting; 1 explosive device; 1 combined attack (AT, IED and small arms shooting).
Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem – 66 attacks: 1 small arms shooting; 1 stabbing; 1 explosive device; 3 grenade throwing; 60 firebombs (18 in Jerusalem).
Sinai – 2 rocket attacks.
High-trajectory launchings from the Gaza Strip
Throughout June 2012, 197 rockets and 21 mortar shells were launched towards Israel, (in 94 attacks), compared to 4 rockets and 2 mortar shells, in May (in 6 attacks).