October Worst Month For Terror in Nine Years

YERUSHALAYIM (Hamodia Staff) -

October was the worst month for terror in Israel in over nine years, the Israel Security Agency (ISA) stated on Monday.

According to the ISA data, there were a staggering 602 attacks in 30 days — more than during Operation Protective Edge (2014), Operation Pillar of Defense (2012), or Operation Cast Lead (2009).

During October, eleven Israelis were killed, compared with five in all of 2013; 80 civilians and security personnel were injured — compared with 63 in all of 2014, and 42 wounded in 2013.

The number exceeded the total number of attacks in entire years: in 2010 there were 455 attacks total, and in 2011 there were 511 attacks.

Of the 1,703 attacks in 2015, 778 were launched against Israelis since Rosh Hashanah until mid-October.