Low-Intensity Conflict Report #47, September 20, 2012
These reports are translated and publicized by Yehudit Tayar for Hatzalah Yehudah and Shomron with the clearance and confirmation of the IDF. Hatzalah Yehudah and Shomron is a voluntary emergency medical organization with over 500 volunteer doctors, paramedics, medics who are on call 24/7 and work along with the IDF, 669 IAF Airborn Rescue, the security officers and personal throughout Yesha and the Jordan Valley, and with MDA.
We, the volunteers of Hatzalah Yehudah and Shomron go out to rescue anyone who needs our emergency medical assistance; including civilians, military and Arabs also those within the PA territories. (with IDF presence) To us a life is precious and we go out at risk leaving home and family or stopping on the road to rescue anyone in need.
May this be a year of blessings, of unity of our people, and true leadership.
September 20, 2012
Attacks from Gaza:
2 mortars fall near the Security Fence in northern section. IDF troops stationed there reported hearing the explosions from the mortars.
Arab attacks on Israeli vehicles:
Between Chawara and Yitzhar Junction Arabs attack Israeli vehicles with rocks.
Gush Etzion-Hevron Highway near Bet Umar Israeli bus attacked with rocks.
Israeli bus in Sin'jal north-east of Ramallah attacked by Arabs with rocks.
Also in Luben A-Shrakia
Israeli cab driver reported to the police that on Highway 443 near Hirbat El'Mitsvach he was thrown out of his vehicle after he was beaten by 3 Arabs who stole the car. Police are investigating the incident.
Jerusalem: Israeli vehicles attacked near Silwan causing damage to windshield. Border police apprehended and arrested 1 suspect in the attacks.
Israeli bus attacked by Arabs with rocks near Tekoa causing damage.
Israeli bus near
September 19, 2012
IDF confirms: IAF and Intelligence jointly attacked a terror cell in Rafiach that planned terror attacks within Israel. 3 of the terrorists were eliminated : Hayid Anis Machmud Abu Elanin was involved in additional attempted terror attacks, smuggeling explosive devices from Gaza via Egypt into Israel. An additional terrorist, Schabul Ashraf Machmud Zalach from the "Va'adat Haitnagdut " was involved in smuggleing 2 suicide terrorists into Egypt, and dealing in sale of weapons.
Arabs attacked Israeli vehicles between Tapuach and Migdalim in the Shomron Region.
Near Tekoa several Israeli vehicles were attacked by Arabs with rocks.
Military Court in Judea sentenced Abed El Ma'gad Machmud Shafik Mutsafa to 67 months in prison for 3 planned and attempted terror attacks by shooting on the roads. He went out with other terrorists but the terror attacks were not successfully carried out in the end.
September 18, 2012
Around 200 Arabs from the Shoafat Camp attacked Police and Border Police injuring 3 of the policemen. The agitators were dispersed by the forces.
September 15, 2012
Arabs attack Shoafat checkpost with about 20 Molotov cocktails and rocks causing the injuries of 2 policemen who were evacuated to the hospital for medical care.
September 14, 2012
Israeli vehicles attacked by Arabs with rocks on the Gush Etzion-Hevron Highway at the Halhul bypass causing damage.
Arabs attack IDF post at Shoafat with rocks. 4 of the Arab attackers were arrested.
South of Shechem tens of Arabs demonstrated and blocked the highway. IDF dispersed the demonstrators and opened the road.
Israeli police attacked on the Temple Mt. in Jerusalem by Arabs with rocks.
IDF and Border Police attacked by Arabs in the villages Na'alin and Ba'alin.
Arabs attack Israeli vehicles in Abud.
Hundreds of Arabs left the Temple Mt. in Jerusalem marched towards the American Council. IDF soldiers and Border Police prevented them from reaching the Council. As a result of the rocks thrown by the demonstrators a number of policemen were injured. Arrests were made.
September 13, 2012
Between Nachliel and Neve Zuf in the Benjamin Region Israeli bus belonging to the Benjamin Development Fund attacked by Arabs with rocks.