Low-Intensity Conflict Security Report #78
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.
The week of May 6 – May 13, 2013
13 Israeli citizens injured from violent attacks during the week.
5 civilians injured from rocks in Bet Umar, 1 civilian injured very seriously and 1 moderately injured from blows of clubs by Arab rioters
IDF solider injured in his leg at the Post Junction at Atzira A-Kablia, an officer of the tracking unit was injured in his forehead from a marble that was thrown at him, Border Policeman was injured at B'alin possible fracture in his arm, policeman injured moderately in his face from rocks thrown at the Mt. of Olives, 2 policemen were injured by various objects thrown on them by rioting Arabs at the Temple Mount.
2 explosive devices thrown at Kever Rachel, pipe bomb thrown from passing vehicle near the entrance of Ma'aleh Adumim, a similar device was thrown on the security fence of Neve Zuf.
At least 16 Molotov Cocktail attacks were reported to our command center: 6 thrown on IDF patrol at El Arub and 1 on Israeli vehicle, 2 thrown towards the IDF base at Atarot, 1 thrown at vehicle passing Luben A-Shrakia, 2 thrown at Policeman's check-post, 1 at the IDF post at Bet Umar, 2 thrown at car and bus at Bet Anun, 2 more that were found ready to be thrown.
3 Arab terrorists were caught near Bet Fa'jar, 1 Arab armed with a hunting rifle was caught near Duma, 3 Arabs suspected of being terrorists were caught with a hunting rifle near Itamar
Dozens of rock attacks towards civilian cars in which many women and children drive and towards military vehicles: Gush ETzion-Hevron Highway at El Arub and Bet Umar, Hevron near the spring, Halhul, Crosss Judean Highway and Chrusa triangle in the Southern Hevron Hills, Tekoa Har Homa Road, Arab Tekoa, Luben A-Shrakia, Postman's Junction, Highway 55, Highway 446, Highway 443.
May 13- 20, 2013
Injured from terror attacks during the past week:
7 IDF soldiers were injured, also 2 civilians and 7 policeman and Border Patrolmen: 1 IDF officer injured from a marble thrown at him and another officer injured from rocks at El Arub, 4 IDF soldiers by miracle were only moderately injured when a Molotov cocktail caused their jeep to overturn at Meshulash Horsa, 1 IDF soldier injured at Bet Umar from rocks.
Israeli bus driver injured moderately near Petzael in the Jordan Valley from rocks, 1 civilian injured moderately when attacked by Arabs on the way to the Kotel (Western Wall), 3 policeman injured moderately from rock attacks by Damascus Gate, Jerusalem, 1 Border policeman moderately in his leg from rocks at Betunia, 3 Border policemen near Silwad.
2 improvised grenades thrown at Kever Rachel, pipe bomb discovered and safely detonated at the northern entrance to Efrat.
Molotov cocktail attacks: 4 at IDF post at El Arub, 5 caught when 5 Arab terrorists were ready to throw them at Hawara, 2 towards Israeli vehicle near Naa'lin, 1 at Kiryat Netafim, 2 at IDF force at Horsa
2 rocket attacks near the Hermon in the north of Israel
Partial report of rock attacks on innocent Israeli travelers and IDF during the past week in the following places:
El Fuar, Bet Anun, Sussia-Maon Highway in the Southern Hevron Hills, Horsa Triangle, Policeman's check-post, and other areas in Hevron, Halhul, Spring Turnoff, Bet Umar, El Arub, Efrat northen Junction, El Hadar, Husan Bypass Road, Arab Tekoa, Kever Rachel, Adam-Hizma, Luben Ashrakia, near Ophra, Dir Abu MIshal, Betunia, Je'alzon, Calandia, Kocahv Yaakov, Misra El Kablia, in the almond grove of Yitzhar, Hawara, Mevo Dotan, Punda, Jordan Valley Road near Petzael.