​Terrorism doubles in Israel from August to September, Shin Bet says

The logo of the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency), which on Thursday revealed a rise in terror attacks in Israel from 68 in August to 133 in September. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

 (JNS.org) The number of terror attacks and attempted terror attacks roughly doubled in Israel over the last month, rising from 68 in August to 133 in September, new data from the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) revealed Thursday, Israel Hayom reported.

Two notable instances of Palestinian terrorism were the murders of Israeli soldiers Staff Sgt. Gal (Gabriel) Kobi, 20, on Sept. 19, and Sgt. Tomer Hazan, 20, on Sept. 21. The Shin Bet noted that 104 terror attacks in September took place in Judea and Samaria, compared with 68 terror attacks in those communities in August.

Posted on October 4, 2013 .