Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) released a report Tuesday documenting
a significant rise in Palestinian attacks in the West Bank and east
Jerusalem in February. |
A total of 139 attacks, including firebombings and improvised explosives, occurred in February, compared to 83 in January.
Two members of the security forces and one civilian were wounded during violent disturbances involving rocks and Molotov cocktails in east Jerusalem and the southern West Bank, according to the figures. One civilian sustained wounds in the Beitunya region, and two security officers were hurt in Jerusalem and Hebron.