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Tuesday, June 22, 2004

Ya'alon: over 70 incidents of terror attacks in the last week

Speaking to cabinet ministers on Sunday, [IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Moshe] Ya'alon said that the recent calm is deceptive, and that the motivation of terror groups to carry out attacks is higher than usual.

Ya'alon also reported to the cabinet over 70 incidents of terror attacks in the last week: seven shootings on the highways; one instance of shooting at Kfar Darom; 32 shootings attacks on security forces; 12 cases of mortar fire in the Gaza Strip; five rocket attacks, including one at Sderot; and 19 mine and anti-tank attacks on forces in the Philadelphi Corridor on the border with Egypt.