We Should Not Forget

There have been hundreds of shootings and bombings over the past months. Below are part of the ones that caused serious injuries or deaths. Unfortunately the world wide press does not give equal coverage when Israeli or Jewish blood is spilled.

Section 4/18: January 2008 - December 2008




On Wednesday, some 70 rockets were fired from Gaza at the Negev, among them
some 10 Katyushas with a range of about 40 kilometers. These landed in Be'er Sheva and
around Ashdod. One that hit Beersheba heavily damaged a classroom that was fortunately
empty. Police said that twenty people suffered shock throughout the South.
Ashkelon Deputy Mayor said: "The relatively low number of wounded in Ashkelon
was largely due to the residents' compliance with Home Front Command instructions"
- December 31, 2008
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Tuesday evening saw a first Grad rocket fired from the Gaza Strip land in Beersheba.
The missile hit an empty kindergarten, causing damage to the building and to a nearby
house. Thirty-four people were treated for shock at the Soroka Medical Center in the city.
The Beersheba Municipality announced Tuesday night that the southern city's
schools would not be opened Wednesday morning, including special
education institutions.
- December 30, 2008
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A three-year-old boy was lightly wounded on Tuesday afternoon when a group of
Palestinian Authority Arabs attacked his family's car, pelting the vehicle with
heavy rocks. The attack took place at the Zif intersection near Hevron.
The toddler was treated at the scene and then taken to a nearby hospital
for further care.
- December 30, 2008
One person was killed and a second was badly wounded in a rocket attack
on Nahal Oz on Monday night. A third victim was moderately wounded,
and four were lightly wounded. The wounded were evacuated to area hospitals.

Gaza terrorists fired two rockets at the city of Ashdod on Monday night.
One rocket slammed into a downtown bus station, wounding five people.
Two of the victims were critically wounded. Several bystanders suffered
psychological shock. One of the critically wounded victims died from her injuries
shortly after the attack.

Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired mortar shells at the Shaar Hanegev
Regional Council, killing one person and injuring five, one of them critically.

Rockets were fired at the town of Ofakim; one person sustained moderate
head wounds and was taken to hospital, along with three people who suffered
from anxiety. A rocket also landed in the Yavne area, some 40 kilometers away
from Gaza, making the furthest point hit by Hamas thus far.

- December 29, 2008

Irit Sheetrit z"l - Age 39
Sergeant Major Lutafi Nasraladin z"l - Age 38
Hani al Mahdi r.i.p. - age 27 - of Aroar, a Beduin settlement in the Negev
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A Palestinian laborer stabbed three Israelis in the town of Kiryat Sefer, which
lies near Modi'in. One of the wounded was reported in serious condition.
Another Israeli was later found wounded after suffering stab wounds at the
hands of another Palestinian. The first Palestinian stabber, who works as an
air conditioner technician, attempted to flee following the attack. Armed civilians
nearby opened fire and wounded him moderately before taking him into custody.
Israeli security forces began combing the area in search for a Palestinian suspected
of being an accomplice to the attack.
- December 29, 2008
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An Israeli man was killed and seven other Israelis sustained light to serious wounds
after rockets hit a synagogue in Eshkol Regional Council as well as an
apartment building in Netivot, the Magen David Adom ambulance service said.
The direct hit on the synagogue seriously wounded a man who had been inside,
and rescue services had to drag him from the rubble.
Another man was lightly injured in the attack. Another rocket fired from Gaza landed
on a power line, causing a power failure in three Israeli towns.
Gaza terrorists launched over 50 rockets into Israel today.
- December 27, 2008
Beber Vaknin z"l - Age 58
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Gaza terrorists launched over 60 rockets into Israel and several directly hit houses.
By a miracle, there were no serious injuries. 27 people were treated for shock.
- December 24, 2008
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Gaza terrorists stepped up their attacks, with 11 rockets and five mortar shells
hitting southern Israel on Thursday morning and early afternoon.
- December 18, 2008
Gaza terrorists escalated attacks on the western Negev Tuesday,
pushing to 10,046 the number of mortar and rocket attacks the past eight years.
The IDF spotted and hit one rocket-launching cell. One Israeli suffered shock in
the latest barrage, which included five Kassam rockets and a mortar shell.
One rocket exploded in a soccer field next to the Sapir College, located
adjacent to Sderot, and the other rockets landed in open areas outside the city.
- December 16, 2008
More than 150,000 Palestinian Authority Arab residents of Gaza packed into an
outdoor arena in Gaza City to celebrate the founding of the Hamas terrorist entity
that currently controls the region, while thousands more thronged in the streets.
- December 14, 2008
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Eight soldiers were wounded in a Palestinian mortar shell attack on an IDF base
at Nahal Oz. One of the soldiers lost his leg on Saturday as a result of wounds he
sustained the previous day.
- November 28, 2008
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Terrorists in Gaza continued in November to attack Israel with rockets and mortars.
- November 2008
Arab terrorists bombarded Sderot and Gaza Belt communities and Ashkelon
Wednesday morning with more than 40 Kassam rockets and mortar shells
after the IDF killed six terrorists and destroyed a tunnel that was to be used
to kidnap soldiers. The tunnel was located underneath the home of an Arab family,
and the IDF stated that its construction, adjacent to the separation barrier was
a "blatant violation of the ceasefire." No injuries or damage were reported in the
rocket attacks and mortar shelling.
- November 5, 2008
An Arab terrorist murdered an 86-year-old Jewish civilian and seriously wounded
an Israeli police officer in Jerusalem Thursday morning.
- October 24, 2008
Avraham Ozeri z"l - Age 86
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An Arab resident of east Jerusalem rammed his vehicle into a group of soldiers
at a central Jerusalem thoroughfare late Monday night, wounding sixteen people.
It was the third such attack in the city in as many months. The attack took place at
the city's Kikar Tzahal near Jaffa Gate. Two of the casualties were in moderate
condition, the rest were lightly hurt. The assailant, who was driving a BMW,
crashed into a group of off-duty soldiers on the sidewalk, where his car came
to a grinding halt. Jerusalem police chief Aharon Franco said that the attacker
was shot dead "within seconds" by an off-duty IDF officer who was touring the
city with his unit.
- September 22, 2008
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An IDF soldier faces the prospect of surgery on Tuesday and the loss of his vision
in the wake of an attack by a Palestinian Authority Arab woman who sprayed
toxic acid in his face on Monday. The terrorist attacked the young soldier while
he was manning the Hawara checkpoint near the PA-controlled city of Shechem in
Samaria. She sprayed the toxic acid in his face as she crossed through the
humanitarian lane which requires no security checks, inasmuch as it is used for
medical care and other urgent cases.
- September 22, 2008
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Palestinian terrorists stabbed an IDF soldier Monday afternoon at
the Almog Junction, north of the Dead Sea. The soldier was lightly to moderately
wounded in the back and was evacuated to Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.
The terrorists also managed to wrest the soldier's firearm away from him
before fleeing the scene.
- September 15, 2008
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An Arab terrorist stabbed a nine-year-old boy at the Shalhevet neighborhood
in Yitzhar in Samaria on the Sabbath, torched an empty house and tried to set fire
to a second building. The boy suffered light injuries when he was attacked after
spotting the Arab towards dawn.
- September 13, 2008
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A Qassam rocket was fired Sunday afternoon from the northern Gaza Strip,
landing in an open area within the Eshkol Regional Council in the western Negev.
There were no reports of injuries or damage. Despite the ceasefire declared between
Israel and Hamas in Gaza, Palestinians have fired several rockets or mortar shells
into the Jewish state over the past few weeks.
- August 17, 2008
A Palestinian bulldozer driver went on a rampage in downtown Jerusalem,
wounding at least 28 people, just weeks after a similar attack in the capital.
The driver was identified as a 22-year-old resident of East Jerusalem
who held an Israeli ID card. He drove a distance of approximately
160 meters, attempting to overturn a bus and crashing into four other
vehicles - one of which it flipped over. The man was then shot dead
- July 22, 2008
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Two Border Policemen were very seriously wounded by a terrorist near the
Lions' Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem in a shooting attack that occurred
near midnight Friday.
- July 11, 2008
Gaza-based Arab terrorists attacked Sderot with another Kassam rocket early
Thursday evening, the sixth day rocket and mortar shell explosions have broken
the temporary truce since it went into effect two weeks ago. The rocket exploded
in an open field near the town and caused no damage or injuries.
- July 3, 2008
An Arab worker for the Jerusalem Municipality murdered three Jews and injured
upwards of 45 when he rolled his bulldozer over cars and pedestrians on Jerusalemís
Jaffa Road. The terrorist was shot dead by a young religious off-duty Givati soldier
who had just finished his basic training.
- July 2, 2008
Due to Rosh Chodesh, no speeches were given at the funerals
Elizabeth Goren-Friedman z"l - Age 54
Jean Raloy z"l - Age 68
Bat Sheva Unterman z"l - Age 33 (Her five month old daugher was rescued in good health)
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Arab terrorists shot and wounded three people who were hiking between the Jewish
communities of Nevei Tzuf and Nachliel in Samaria, northwest of Ramallah,
Friday afternoon. Two of the victims are in moderate and very serious condition
from bullet wounds in the back and stomach, and a third person suffered
lighter wounds.
- June 20, 2008
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An Israeli woman was moderately injured in a barrage of some 50 Qassam rockets
and mortar shells on communities in the northern and western Negev.
- June 12, 2008
One person was killed and three people were moderately wounded when Palestinian
terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired a Qassam rocket into Kibbutz Nir Oz near the
Gaza border. One additional person sustained minor wounds in the strike.
All the victims were hit with shrapnel from the rocket.
- June 5, 2008
Amnon Rosenberg z"l - Age 51
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A Givati Brigade soldier was moderately wounded when he was shot by
a Palestinian gunman in an IDF operation in southern Gaza
- June 1, 2008
15 people were wounded Wednesday evening, including a mother and her
three-year-daughter, when a Grad rocket fired from Gaza hit the Hutzot Shopping
Center in Ashkelon. The rocket ripped through the roof of the mall, causing a
large chunk of the roof to collapse in a huge pile of rubble and twisted metal.
Four windows were blown out of the side of the building. The top floor of the
building, which bore the brunt of the attack, is where offices and clinics are located.
- May 14, 2008
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A 70-year-old woman was killed early Monday evening when Palestinian Authority
terrorists fired a rocket into the western Negev community she was visiting.
The enemy rocket slammed into the residential area of Moshav Yesha,
located 21 miles east of Be'er Sheva in the Negev's Eshkol region.
It landed in close proximity to the victim, killing her almost instantly.
- May 12, 2008
Shuli Katz z"l - Age 70
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An Israeli was killed by a mortar shell fired by Palestinians in Gaza. The 48-year-old
husband and father of three died when one of the mortar shells slammed directly
into his house in Kibbutz Kfar Aza. A second mortar shell exploded next to
the kibbutz community hall. Three other people were wounded, including an
IDF soldier who sustained moderate injuries. The Hamas terrorist organization's
Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades group claimed responsibility for the mortar attacks.
- May 9, 2008
Jimmy Kedoshim z"l - Age 48
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Palestinian terrorists fired a volley of Kassam rockets at Sderot and the northern
Negev. One rocket hit a supermarket in Sderot, causing no physical injuries but
sending six people to be treated in a nearby emergency health center for shock.
Another rocket hit a house, damaging a wall and a bedroom, and
sending one person to be treated for shock.
- May 4, 2008
An Israeli civilian was moderately wounded in a shooting attack west of
Kedumim located near Shechem. The wounded man, a resident of the
settlement of Emmanuel, was standing at a transport station when he
was wounded by a bullet fired from a passing Palestinian vehicle, apparently
carrying large amounts of weapons.
- April 29, 2008
Palestinian Authority terrorists launched a barrage of Kassam rockets at
Sderot and Ashkelon on Monday morning as IDF soldiers continued operations
to put an end to attacks against Jewish communities in southern Israel.
Several barrages of Kassam rockets exploded in Sderot early Monday morning,
and again at approximately 11:00 a.m. By 12:00 noon, eight rockets had landed
in the western Negev. Two rockets slammed into areas within the Sderot city limits
in late morning, leaving several victims severely traumatized. One of the rockets
exploded close to a school in a residential neighborhood. The second scored a
direct hit on a house.
- April 28, 2008
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Two Israeli security guards were shot dead by a Palestinian man at the entrance
to the Nitzane Shalom Industrial Zone outside Tulkarm.
- April 25, 2008
Shimon Mizrachi z"l - Age 53
Eli Wasserman z"l - Age 51
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A four-year-old boy was wounded in the shoulder when Palestinian militants in
northern Gaza launched a Qassam rocket attack on Kibbutz Gevim in the western
Negev. The boy was hurt by shrapnel from the rocket and is undergoing surgery.
- April 21, 2008
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IDF soldiers blocked a major bombing and kidnap operation at the Kerem Shalom
Crossings early Sabbath morning just hours before the start of the Passover holiday.
Palestinian Authority terrorists drove three explosive-laden vehicles disguised
as two military jeeps and an armored vehicle to the terminal on the Gaza side of
the crossing under cover of heavy fog and a barrage of 15 mortar shells at
approximately 7:00 a.m. As the two jeeps approached the terminal, the bombers
detonated the explosives.
Thirteen soldiers were wounded by flying shrapnel, one with moderate-to-serious
wounds, two with moderate wounds and eight with light injuries.
Four terrorists were killed. The terrorists failed to detonate the third vehicle
and later, a fourth when terrorists drove a fourth bomb-packed vehicle toward
the security barrier near Kibbutz Nirim, detonating the vehicle from a distance
before it could hurt anyone or cause any damage.
- April 19, 2008
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Three Israel Defense Forces soldiers from the elite Givati Brigade were killed
in an exchange of heavy gunfire with Palestinian militants next to the Gaza Strip
security fence. Three other soldiers were wounded in the clashes, two of them
moderately, and were taken to the Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva for
treatment.
- April 16, 2008
Sergeant Matan Ovdati z"l - Age 19
Sergeant Manhash al-Baniyat r.i.p. - Age 20 - of the Bedouin village Kasifa in the Negev
Sergeant David Papian z"l - Age 21
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Palestinian Authority terrorists murdered two Israelis in an attack on the
Nachal Oz Crossing fuel depot near the Karni Crossing into Gaza.
The terrorist cell of some three to seven operatives used the cover of mortar fire
to infiltrate through the depot, which Israel uses to deliver humanitarian aid and
thousands of tons of fuel supplies to Gaza Arabs, including terrorists at least
once a week, sometimes more often.
Two of the terrorists were reportedly killed by a shell fired by a tank from
the IDF's 401st Regiment.
After the attack, the Israel Air Force attacked a vehicle that was apparently escaping
from the terror attack at Nahal Oz with two terrorists inside it.
The terrorists were killed.
- April 9, 2008
Oleg Lipson z"l - Age 37
Lev Cherniak z"l - Age 53
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An IDF soldier was killed and two soldiers were wounded,
during an counter-terror operation in Gaza.
- April 9, 2008
Staff Sergeant Sayith Ghisan r.i.p. - Age 21 - from the village of Jit
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Public Security Minister Avi Dichter's personal aide, Mati Gil, suffered light to
moderate injuries Friday morning when the minister's entourage came under fire
from a Gaza gunman. Gil, 30, a resident of Jerusalem, was hit in the groin by what
was deemed to be a sharpshooter's bullet. He was taken to Barzilai Hospital
in Ashkelon. A new terror group called "the Ummah Army," which is identified
with Al Qaeda, took responsibility for the attack.
The gunmen fired at the minister's entourage when the group visited Nizmit Hill,
near Kibbutz Nir Am. The group was at the Nabi Meri lookout at the top of the hill,
when it was hit by bursts of gunfire.
- April 4, 2008
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Two people were lightly wounded when Palestinian Authority terrorists fired
two mortar shells from northern Gaza toward nearby Jewish towns.
A building and an electric line were damaged in the attack as well.
The shells slammed into the community of Netiv HaAsarah, just north
of the Gaza region.
- April 1, 2008
Three people were lightly injured from shrapnel when Palestinian Authority terrorists
launched ten Kassam rockets on the western Negev community of Sderot.
Terrorists in Gaza fired at farmers in Kibbutz Ein HaShlosha, lightly wounding
one man as he tried to run away.
- March 26, 2008
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A rabbi at the Ateret Cohenim Yeshiva was stabbed in the neck by an Arab terrorist
near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalemís Old City. He was treated by Hatzalah-Ichud
medics on the scene, and was evacuated to the hospital by ambulance.
His moderate condition improved as the hours passed, and by early afternoon
he was reported to be in light condition.
A student who was accompanying the rabbi reportedly fought off the terrorist,
preventing the rabbi from being more seriously hurt.
- March 18, 2008
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Eight students were killed and eleven were wounded (three very serious) when
a Palestinian terrorist opened fire at the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in the Kiryat Moshe
neighborhood in Jerusalem. The gunman fired round after round of ammunition
into the library of the Yeshiva. About 80 students had gathered in the library to
celebrate the Hebrew month of Adar II, which begins on Friday evening.
- March 6, 2008
Yonadav Haim Hirschfeld z"l - Age 19, of Kokhav HaShachar (Shomron)
Doron Mehereta z"l - Age 26, of Ashdod
Avraham David Moses z"l - Age 16, of Efrat, Gush Etzion
Ro'i Roth z"l - Age 18, of Elkanah in Samaria (Shomron)
Yochai Lipshitz z"l - Age 18, of the Old City of Jerusalem
Yonatan Yitzchak Eldar z"l - Age 16, of Shilo (Shomron)
Neriah Cohen z"l - Age 15, of Jerusalem
Segev Pniel Avichayil z"l - Age 15, of N'vei Daniel in Gush Etzion
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Rockets fired from Gaza after nightfall Thursday exploded on houses in the battered
town of Sderot, setting one on fire and wounding four people.
- March 6, 2008
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An IDF sapper was killed Thursday morning while on a routine patrol in
the Kisufim area along the Gaza border fence. Islamic Jihad terrorists took credit
for having planted a 50-kilogram explosive bomb along the forces' route.
One soldier was seriously wounded, and two others were lightly hurt.
- March 6, 2008
28 year old Bedui r.i.p. - soldier's name and picture not released per family request
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Update: March 9: The seriously wounded soldier died of his wounds.
Staff Sergeant Liran Banai z"l - Age 20
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At least two people were lightly wounded and 24 others suffered severe
emotional shock as two Grad missiles fired by Gazan terrorists
slammed into the coastal city of Ashkelon Monday morning and
a number of Kassam rocket barrages hit elsewhere in the western Negev.
All victims were taken to Ashkelon's Barzilai Medical Center.
- March 3, 2008
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Two Israel Defense Forces soldiers were killed and five were wounded
fighting terrorist activity in the Jabaliya area in northern Gaza.
- March 1, 2008
Sergeant Eran Dan-Gur z"l - Age 20
Sergeant Doron Asulin z"l - Age 20
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22 residents of Sderot and Ashkelon were injured as Palestinian militants in
Gaza launched close to 50 rockets at southern Israel over the course of the day.
- March 1, 2008
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An Israeli was mortally wounded when a rocket landed near him in
the Sapir College parking lot. He died of his wounds shortly afterwards.
A second man was also wounded in the attack.
Israel was bombarded today with over 50 rockets from Gaza during the
afternoon and evening. 15 people were hospitalized at Ashkelon's Barzilai hospital.
One of the rockets landed in an open area just outside Barzilai Hospital.
- February 27, 2008
Roni Yihye z"l - Age 47 - father of four
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Two children and a woman who were wounded in a Kassam rocket barrage
on the western Negev city of Sderot were rushed to Barzilai Hospital
in Ashkelon early Monday afternoon, while several other people were
treated for severe emotional shock as well.
Doctors said later in the day that they were able to save 10-year-old
Yossi Haimov's arm, which was seriously injured when his shoulder and
arm were hit by shrapnel from a rocket that landed in his backyard.
He and his eight-year-old sister heard the Color Red rocket alert siren,
which gives people 15-20 seconds to run for cover. The two children sought
refuge behind the wall of a locked bomb shelter, but the rocket exploded only
three feet away from him.
Two other Kassams slammed into other areas of the city; one hit a house and
the other exploded next to a school. A one-year-old baby was lightly wounded,
as was the child's mother. At least four adults suffered emotional shock.
- February 25, 2008
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An Israeli soldier was moderately wounded when a 17-year-old terrorist stabbed
an IDF soldier Tuesday evening at a checkpoint near the Palestinian
Authority-controlled Samarian city of Jenin. The teenage attacker, a resident of
one of the nearby villages south of Jenin, walked up to the soldier, pulled out
a knife and stabbed him in the back of the neck. Other soldiers at the scene
grabbed the young terrorist and turned him over to security personnel.
The soldier was treated at the scene and then evacuated to Hillel Yaffe
Medical Center in Hadera.
- February 12, 2008
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An eight-year-old boy and his 19-year-old brother were seriously wounded
Saturday evening in a Kassam rocket attack on Sderot. The barrage sent
11 people into emotional shock in addition to the casualties. The youngster
reportedly lost part of his leg in the blast, according to media sources.
His older brother suffered shrapnel wounds as well. The boys' 15-year-
old brother and their mother were also sent to the hospital to be
treated for emotional shock.
Dozens of rockets were fired on Israel from Gaza on Thursday, Friday
and Saturday.
- February 9, 2008
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Two young girls were hit by shrapnel Wednesday afternoon when a Kassam rocket
slammed into a playground in Kibbutz Be'eri, located in the Eshkol Regional Council.
Both were lightly wounded and their mother suffered emotional shock.
Two-year-old Techelet was struck in the leg; her 12-year-old sister Yardena
was hit in the shoulder. Paramedics removed a piece of shrapnel from the body
of one of the girls before sending them both to Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva.
- February 6, 2008
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Three people were wounded and several suffered from shock early Tuesday evening
as ten Kassam rockets hit Sderot. One of the rockets hit a house,
moderately wounding a 14-year-old girl and lightly wounding two other people.
The house itself was also reported to be heavily damaged. Power outages were
also reported in some parts of the city, apparently a result of one of the rockets
hitting electricity infrastructure.
- February 5, 2008
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One woman was killed and ten people were wounded (one critically) when an
Arab terrorists carried out a suicide bombing in the commercial center of
the southern Negev town of Dimona. A second suicide terrorist at the scene
was already wearing his bomb-vest and waited for crowds of medics and
spectators to arrive. Not knowing who he was, a doctor began to treat the
second terrorist. Upon spotting the explosives belt under his clothes,
the doctor warned Police Chief Inpector Kobi Mor, who shot the terrorist dead
with a bullet to the head. The explosive vest was detonated in a controlled
explosion by police sappers.
- February 4, 2008
Liubov Razdolskaya z"l - Age 73
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A border policeman was lightly-to-moderately wounded Saturday after being
stabbed by a Palestinian man in the Atarot industrial zone, north of Jerusalem.
- January 26, 2008
Arab terrorists infiltrated Kibbutz Kfar Etzion in Gush Etzion in an event
that ended miraculously without major casualties. The two terrorists entered
Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz's Mekor Chaim yeshiva high school, entering a library room
where seven of the boarding school's counselors were having a meeting.
The terrorists, armed with a knife and a gun - which later turned out to be a fake -
were dressed in the uniforms of a security company, and ordered the seven to line up
on one side of the room. A counselor realized they were terrorists, drew his
personal firearm and opened fire. Another grabbed the fake gun from one
of the terrorists, wrestled him to the floor, while the first counselor shot him dead.
The terrorists managed to lightly stab two of the counselors before falling dead.
At the same time, the Beit Medrash (study hall) - adjacent to the library - was
packed with students taking part in the weekly Thursday night "mishmar" all-night
Torah study session. Other students were scattered in rooms in the immediate vicinity.
Both of the lightly wounded counselors were taken to Hadassah Hospital for
treatment and observation. The IDF commended the counselors, saying their
bravery prevented what would have been a major terrorist attack.
- January 24, 2008
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A border police officer was killed and another female officer was seriously wounded
when Arab terrorists opened fire on a vehicle near the northern entrance to the
northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat.
- January 24, 2008
Lance Corporal Rami Zuari z"l - Age 20
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Over 50 Kassam rockets launched from Gaza struck Israel on Wednesday.
Two people were lightly wounded as around 20 of the rockets landed in Sderot,
including one which struck a house and another which landed near a restaurant.
Another western Negev home suffered a direct hit from a Kassam sending several
people in to shock. In addition, a kibbutz building was damaged as seven mortar
shells fired from Gaza hit the western Negev.
A woman suffered shock but there were no serious injuries.
- January 16, 2008
Within the span of one hour late Tuesday afternoon, Palestinian terrorists
in northern Gaza fired a barrage of seven Kassam rockets at Jewish towns in
the western Negev, injuring four people and sending several others into shock.
A woman and a seven-year-old girl were both hit by flying shrapnel when
rockets hit two houses in the same neighborhood in Sderot.
Approximately 25 mortar shells and 17 Kassam rockets were fired at
Sderot and nearby communities since Tuesday morning,
- January 15, 2008
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An Ecuadorian volunteer was murdered by terrorist sniper fire as he worked
in the potato fields at Kibbutz Ein HaShlosha, located near the security fence
with Gaza.
- January 15, 2008
Carlos Chavez z"l - Age 20 from Ecuador
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