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Terror in the eyes of the Department of State - 86 terror attacks

Terror in the eyes of the Department of State - 86 terror attacks excluded -
including assassination of Minister Ze'evi

"An International Terrorist Incident is judged significant if it results in
loss of life or serious injury to persons, abduction or kidnapping of
persons, major property damage, and/or is an act or attempted act that could
reasonably be expected to create the conditions noted.
[Appendix A: Chronology of Significant Terrorist Incidents, 2001
http://www.state.gov/s/ct/rls/pgtrpt/2001/html/10250.htm ]

An "X" appears before incidents reported on the Israel Ministry of Foreign
Affairs website
and not included in the US list. An "I" appears before incidents included
in the list:

[X-1] Jan 14, 2001 - The bullet-ridden body of Ron Tzalah, 32, of Kfar Yam
in Gush Katif, apparently killed on Sunday night (Jan 14), was found the
following morning near the Kfar Yam hothouses.

[X-2]Jan 17, 2001 - Ofir Rahum, 16, of Ashkelon, traveled to Jerusalem to
meet a young woman with whom he had conducted a relationship over the
Internet. She then drove him toward Ramallah. At a prearranged location,
another vehicle drove up and three Palestinian gunmen inside shot Rahum more
than 15 times. One terrorist drove off with Rahum's body and dumped it,
while the others fled in the second vehicle.

[X-3] Jan 23, 2001 - Motti Dayan, 27, and Etgar Zeituny, 34, cousins from
Tel Aviv, were abducted from a restaurant in Tulkarem by masked Palestinian
gunmen and executed.

[X-4] Jan 25, 2001 - Akiva Pashkos, 45, of Jerusalem, was shot dead in a
terror attack near the Atarot industrial zone north of Jerusalem.

[X-5] Jan 29, 2001 - Arye Hershkowitz, 55, of Ofra, was killed by shots
fired from a passing car near the Rama junction north of Jerusalem.

[X-6] Feb 1, 2001 - Dr. Shmuel Gillis, 42, of Karmei Tzur, was killed by
Palestinian gunmen who fired at his car near the Aroub refugee camp on the
Jerusalem-Hebron highway.

[X-7] Feb 1, 2001 - Lior Attiah, 23, of Afula was shot to death by
terrorists while traveling near Jenin.

[X-8] Feb 5, 2001 - St.-Sgt. Rujayah Salameh, 23, was killed by sniper fire
near Rafah.

[X-9] Feb 11, 2001 - Tzachi Sasson, 35, of Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim in Gush
Etzion, was shot and killed by Palestinian gunmen as he drove home from

[X-10] Feb 14, 2001 - Simcha Shitrit, 30, of Rishon Lezion; Staff-Sgt. Ofir
Magidish, 20, of Kiryat Malachi; Sgt. David Iluz, 21, of Kiryat Malachi;
Sgt. Julie Weiner, 21, of Jerusalem; Sgt. Rachel Levi, 19, of Ashkelon; Sgt.
Kochava Polanski, 19, of Ashkelon; Cpl. Alexander Manevich, 18, of Ashkelon;
and Cpl. Yasmin Karisi, 18, of Ashkelon were killed when a bus driven by a
Palestinian terrorist plowed into a group of soldiers and civilians waiting
at a bus stop near Holon, south of Tel-Aviv. In addition, 25 people were
injured in the attack.

[X-11] Feb 26, 2001 - The body of Mordechai Shefer, 55, of Kfar Sava, was
found in an olive grove near Moshav Hagor. An autopsy revealed that he was
murdered. Investigators suspect terrorist motives.

[X-12] Mar 1, 2001 - Claude Knap, 29, of Tiberias was killed and 9 people
injured when a terrorist detonated a bomb in a Tel Aviv to Tiberias service
taxi at the Mei Ami junction in Wadi Ara.

[X-13] Mar 4, 2001 - Naftali Dean, 85, of Tel Mond; his niece, Shlomit Ziv,
58, of Netanya; and Yevgenya Malchin, 70, of Netanya were killed in a
suicide bombing in downtown Netanya; 60 people were injured. The Hamas
claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-14] Mar 19, 2001 - Baruch Cohen, 59, of Efrat, was killed by shots fired
at his car while driving to work in Jerusalem from his home in the Gush
Etzion area. After being hit by bullets, he lost control of the car and
collided with an oncoming truck.

[X-15] Mar 26, 2001 - Shalhevet Pass, age 10 months, was killed by sniper
fire at the entrance to the Avraham Avinu neighborhood in Hebron.

I Mar 28, 2001 - Eliran Rosenberg-Zayat, 15, of Givat Shmuel and Naftali
Lanzkorn, 13, of Petah Tikva were killed in a suicide bombing at the Mifgash
Hashalom ("peace stop") gas station several hundred meters from an IDF
roadblock near the entrance to Kalkilya, east of Kfar Saba. Four people were
injured. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-16] Apr 1, 2001 - Staff Sgt. Ya'akov Krenschel, 23, of Nahariya, an IDF
reserve soldier, was killed in a firefight between army and Palestinian
forces southeast of Nablus.

[X-17] Apr 1, 2001 - Dina Guetta, 42, of Haifa, was stabbed to death on
Ha'atzmaut Street. Her murder was the initiation rite into a terrorist cell
apprehended in July.

[X-18] Apr 2, 2001 - Sgt. Danny Darai, 20, of Arad, was killed by a
Palestinian sniper after completing guard duty at Rachel's Tomb at the
entrance to Bethlehem.

[X-19] Apr 21, 2001 - The mutilated body of Stanislav Sandomirsky, 38, of
Beit Shemesh, was found in the trunk of his car near a village north of
Ramallah late last night. Terrorist motives are suspected.

[X-20] Apr 22, 2001 - Dr. Mario Goldin, 53, of Kfar Sava, was killed when a
terrorist detonated a powerful bomb he was carrying near a group of people
waiting at a bus stop on the corner of Weizman and Tchernichovsky streets.
About 60 people were injured in the blast. Hamas claimed responsibility.

[X-21] Apr 28, 2001 - Sgt. Shlomo Elmakias, 20, of Netanya, was killed and
four women passengers wounded in a drive-by terrorist shooting attack on the
Wadi Ara highway in the Galilee.

[X-22] Apr 28, 2001 - Simcha Ron, 60, of Nahariya, was found stabbed to
death in Kfar Ba'aneh, near Carmiel in the Galilee. The terrorists
responsible for the attack were apprehended in July.

[X-23] May 1, 2001 - Assaf Hershkowitz, 30, of Ofra, was killed when his
vehicle was fired upon and overturned at a junction between Ofra and Beit

[X-24] May 8, 2001 - Arnaldo Agranionic, 48, was murdered by terrorists as
he guarded the Binyamin Farm, a lonely outpost where he lived, on an
isolated hilltop east of Itamar in Samaria.

I May 9, 2001 - Yossi Ish-Ran, 14, and Kobi Mandell, 14, both of Tekoa, were
found stoned to death in a cave about 200 meters from the small community
south of Jerusalem where they lived.

I May 10, 2001 - Constantin Straturula, 52, and Virgil Martinesc, 29, two
Romanian citizens employed by an Israeli contractor, were killed in a bomb
attack while repairing a vandalized fence at the Kissufim Crossing into the
Gaza District.

[X-25] May 15, 2001 - Idit Mizrahi, 20, of Rimonim, was fatally shot in a
terrorist ambush as she drove with her father and brother on the Alon
Highway to attend a family wedding. Terrorists fired 30 bullets, 19 of which
hit the family's car.

[X-26] May 18, 2001 - Tirza Polonsky, 66, of Moshav Kfar Haim; Miriam
Waxman, 51, of Hadera; David Yarkoni, 53, of Netanya; Yulia Tratiakova, 21,
of Netanya; and Vladislav Sorokin, 34, of Netanya were killed in a suicide
bombing at Hasharon Mall in the seaside city of Netanya, in which over 100
were wounded. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-27] May 18, 2001 - Lt. Yair Nebenzahl, 22, of Neve Tzuf (Halamish), was
killed and his mother seriously wounded, in a Palestinian roadside ambush
north of Jerusalem.

[X-28] May 23, 2001 - Asher Iluz, 33, of Modi'in was killed outside Ariel
en route to supervise a road paving in the area, when Palestinian gunmen
opened fire in an ambush.

[X-29] May 25, 2001 - The burnt body of Yosef Alfasi, 50, of Rishon
Letzion, was discovered near the West Bank city of Tulkarem.

I May 29, 2001 - Gilad Zar, 41, of Itamar, was shot dead in a terrorist
ambush while driving in the West Bank between Kedumim and Yizhar. The Fatah
Tanzim claimed responsibility for the attack.

I May 29, 2001 - Sarah Blaustein, 53, and Esther Alvan, 20, of Efrat, were
killed in a drive-by shooting near Neve Daniel in the Gush Etzion bloc south
of Jerusalem. The Fatah Tanzim claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-30] May 31, 2001 - Zvi Shelef, 63, of Mevo Dotan, was killed in a
drive-by shooting attack in northern Samaria north of Tulkarem. He was shot
in the head and died en route to hospital.

I June 1, 2001 - Marina Berkovizki, 17, of Tel Aviv; Roman Dezanshvili, 21,
of Bat Yam; Ilya Gutman, 19, of Bat Yam; Anya Kazachkov, 16, of Holon;
Katherine Kastaniyada-Talkir, 15, of Ramat Gan; Aleksei Lupalu, 16, of the
Ukraine; Mariana Medvedenko, 16, of Tel Aviv; Irina Nepomneschi, 16, of Bat
Yam; Yelena Nelimov, 18, of Tel Aviv; Yulia Nelimov, 16, of Tel Aviv; Raisa
Nimrovsky, 15, of Netanya; Pvt. Diez (Dani) Normanov, 21, of Tel Aviv;
Simona Rodin, 18, of Holon; Ori Shahar, 32, of Ramat Gan; Liana Sakiyan, 16,
of Tel Aviv; Maria Tagilchev, 14, of Netanya; and Irena Usdachi, 18, of
Holon were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself outside a disco near
Tel Aviv's Dolphinarium along the seafront promenade just before midnight on
Friday. Sergei Pancheskov, 20, of the Ukraine; Yael-Yulia Sklianik, 15, of
Holon; Jan Bloom, 25, of Ramat Gan; and Yevgenia Dorfman, 15, of Bat Yam
died subsequently from their injuries. 120 people were wounded in the

[X-31] June 11, 2001 - Yehuda Shoham, aged 5 months, of Shilo, died of
injuries incurred in a fatal stoning on June 5. He was critically injured by
a rock thrown at the family's car near Shilo in Samaria.

I June 12, 2001 - Father Georgios Tsibouktzakis, 34, a Greek Orthodox monk
from the St. George Monastery in Wadi Kelt in the Judean desert, was shot
and killed while driving on the Jerusalem-Ma'ale Adumim road.

[X-32] June 14, 2001 - Lt.Col. Yehuda Edri, 45, of Ma'ale Adumim was
killed by a Palestinian informant for Israeli intelligence in a shooting
attack on the Bethlehem bypass tunnel road connecting the Gush Etzion bloc
with Jerusalem. One of his security guards was seriously injured.

[X-33] X June 18, 2001 - Dan Yehuda, 35, of Homesh was killed in a drive-by
shooting attack between Homesh and Shavei Shomron, near Nablus. Alex
Briskin, 17, was moderately injured.

[X-34] June 20, 2001 - Ilya Krivitz, 62, of Homesh in Samaria was shot and
killed at close range in an ambush late Wednesday afternoon in the nearby
Palestinian town of Silat a-Dahar.

[X-35] June 22, 2001 - Sgt. Aviv Iszak, 19, of Kfar Saba, and Sgt. Ofir
Kit, 19, of Jerusalem, were killed in a suicide bombing near Dugit in the
Gaza Strip as a jeep with yellow Israeli license plates, supposedly stuck in
the sand, blew up as they approached.

[X-36] June 28, 2001 - Ekaterina (Katya) Weintraub, 27, of Ganim in
northern Samaria was killed and another woman injured late Thursday
afternoon by shots fired at the two-car convoy on the Jenin bypass road.

[X-37] July 2, 2001 - Aharon Obadyan, 41, of Zichron Ya'akov was shot and
killed near Baka a-Sharkia, north of the West Bank city of Tulkarem and
close to the 1967 Green Line border, after shopping at the local market.

[X-38] July 2, 2001 - The body of Yair Har Sinai, 51, of Susiya in the
Hebron hills, missing since Monday (July 2) was found early Tuesday morning
shot in the head and chest.

[X-39] July 4, 2001 - Eliahu Na'aman, 32, of Petah Tikva, was shot at
point-blank range just inside the Green Line at Sueika, near Tulkarem.

[X-40] July 9, 2001 - Capt. Shai Shalom Cohen, 22, of Pardes Hanna, was
killed and another soldier was wounded when an explosive charge detonated
beneath their jeep after leaving the Adoraim IDF base south of Hebron.

[X-41] July 13, 2001 - Yehezkel (Hezi) Mualem, 49, father of four from
Kiryat Arba, was shot and killed between Kiryat Arba and Hebron while
protesting a shooting attack in the area the previous day.

[X-42] July 14, 2001 - David Cohen, 28, of Betar Illit, died of injuries
sustained in a drive-by shooting in Kiryat Arba on July 12.

[X-43] July 16, 2001 - Cpl. Hanit Arami, 19, and St.Sgt. Avi Ben Harush,
20, both of Zichron Yaakov, were killed and 11 wounded - 3 seriously - when
a bomb exploded in a suicide terrorist attack at a bus stop near the train
station in Binyamina, halfway between Netanya and Haifa, at about 19:30
Monday evening. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-44] July 24, 2001 - The body of Yuri Gushchin, 18, of Jerusalem,
brutally murdered, bearing stab and gunfire wounds, was found in Ramallah.

[X-45] July 26, 2001 - Ronen Landau, 17, of Givat Ze'ev, was shot and
killed by Palestinian terrorists while returning home from Jerusalem with
his father.

[X-46] Aug 5, 2001 - Tehiya Bloomberg, 40, of Karnei Shomron, mother of
five and 5 months pregnant, was killed when Palestinian gunmen opened fire
on the family vehicle between Alfei Menashe and Karnei Shomron. Three people
were seriously wounded, including her husband, Shimon, and daughter, Tzippi,

[X-47] Aug 6, 2001 - Yitzhak Snir, 51, of Ra'anana, an Israeli diamond
merchant, was shot dead in Amman, in the yard of the building where he kept
a flat. His body was found the following morning.

[X-48] Aug 7, 2001 - Wael Ghanem, 32, an Arab Israeli resident of Taibeh,
was shot and killed by Palestinian assailants on the road near Kalkilya.
Police believe he was murdered because of suspected collaboration with
Israeli authorities.
Zohar Shurgi, 40, of Moshav Yafit in the Jordan Valley, was shot and killed
by terrorists while driving home at night on the Trans-Samaria Highway.

I Aug 9, 2001 - Giora Balash, 60, of Brazil; Zvika Golombek, 26, of Carmiel;
Shoshana Yehudit Greenbaum, 31, of the U.S.; Tehila Maoz, 18, of Jerusalem;
Frieda Mendelsohn, 62, of Jerusalem; Michal Raziel, 16, of Jerusalem; Malka
Roth, 15, of Jerusalem; Mordechai Schijveschuurder, 43, of Neria; Tzira
Schijveschuurder, 41, of Neria; Ra'aya Schijveschuurder, 14, of Neria;
Avraham Yitzhak Schijveschuurder, 4, of Neria; Hemda Schijveschuurder, 2, of
Neria; Lily Shimashvili, 33, of Jerusalem; Tamara Shimashvili, 8, of
Jerusalem; and Yocheved Shoshan, 10, of Jerusalem were killed and about 130
injured in a suicide bombing at the Sbarro pizzeria on the corner of King
George Street and Jaffa Road in the center of Jerusalem. Hamas and the
Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-49] Aug 9, 2001 - Aliza Malka, 17, a boarding student at Kibbutz Merav,
was killed by terrorists in a drive-by shooting at the entrance to the
kibbutz in the Gilboa region, west of Beit She'an. Three teenage girls who
were with her in the car were injured, one seriously.

[X-50] Aug 25, 2001 - Maj. Gil Oz, 30, of Kfar Sava; St.-Sgt. Kobi Nir, 21,
of Kfar Sava; and Sgt. Tzahi Grabli, 19 of Holon were killed and seven
soldiers wounded when two Palestinian terrorists infiltrated an IDF base in
Gush Katif in the Gaza Strip at about 3:00 AM Saturday morning. The
attackers, members of the PLO Fatah faction and of the Palestinian security
forces, were killed by IDF soldiers. The Democratic Front claimed
responsibility for the attack.

[X-51] Aug 25, 2001 - Sharon, 26, and Yaniv Ben-Shalom, 27, of Ofarim, were
killed when Palestinian gunmen opened fire on their car as they were
returning home on the Jerusalem-Modi'in on road Saturday night. Their
children, aged one and two, were lightly wounded. Sharon's brother, Doron
Sviri, 20, of Jerusalem was fatally wounded and died the following day.

[X-52] Aug 26, 2001 - Dov Rosman, 58, of Netanya was killed in a shooting
attack shortly before 17:00 on Sunday afternoon near the entrance to the
village of Zaita, opposite Kibbutz Magal. Fatah claimed responsibility for
the attack.

[X-53] Aug 27, 2001 - Meir Lixenberg, 38, of Itamar, father of five, was
shot and killed by Palestinian terrorists from a roadside ambush while
traveling between the communities of Har Bracha and Itamar, south of Nablus.

[X-54] Aug 29, 2001 - Oleg Sotnikov, 35, of Ashdod, a truck driver employed
by Dor Energy, was killed in a terrorist shooting attack outside the
Palestinian village of Kutchin, west of Nablus.

[X-55] Aug 30, 2001 - Amos Tajouri, 60, of Modi'in, was shot in the head at
point-blank range by a masked gunman in the Arab village of Na'alin, while
dining at a restaurant owned by close friends.

[X-56] Sept 6, 2001 - Lt. Erez Merhavi, 23, of Moshav Tarum was killed in
an ambush shooting near Kibbutz Bahan, east of Hadera, while driving to a
wedding. A female officer with him in the car was seriously injured.
Fatah-Tanzim claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-57] Sept 9, 2001 - Ya'akov Hatzav, 42, of Hamra in the Jordan Valley,
the driver, and Sima Franko, 24, of Beit She'an, a kindergarten teacher,
were killed in a shooting attack 300 meters south of the Adam Junction in
the Jordan Valley. A minibus transporting teachers to the regional school
was attacked by Palestinian terrorists.

[X-58] Sept 9, 2001 - Dr. Yigal Goldstein, 47, of Jerusalem; Morel Derfler,
45, of Mevasseret Zion; and Sgt. Daniel Yifrah, 19, of Jerusalem were killed
and some 90 injured, most lightly, in a suicide bombing near the Nahariya
train station in northern Israel.

[X-59] Sept 11, 2001 - Border Policemen Sgt. Tzachi David, 19, of Tel-Aviv,
and St.-Sgt. Andrei Zledkin, 26, of Carmiel, were killed just after midnight
when Palestinian gunmen opened fire on the Ivtan Border Police base near
Kibbutz Bachan in central Israel. A Fatah group claimed responsibility for
the attack.

[X-60] Sept 12, 2001 - Ruth Shua'i, 46, of Alfei Menashe, was traveling
home around 19:30 PM when shots were fired from a passing vehicle near the
village of Habla near Kalkilya. She sustained injuries to her head and
stomach and died en route to Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba.

[X-61] Sept 15, 2001 - Meir Weisshaus, 23, of Jerusalem, was fatally shot
late Saturday night in a drive-by shooting on the Ramot-French Hill road in
northern Jerusalem.

[X-62] Sept 16, 2001 - Sgt. David Gordukal, 23, of Upper Nazareth, was
killed in the exchange of fire on Saturday night in the south of Ramallah,
during which five senior Palestinian terrorists were arrested and a number
of Palestinian positions and a Force 17 camp were attacked.

[X-63] Sept 20, 2001 - Sarit Amrani, 26, of Nokdim, was killed Thursday
morning and her husband Shai was seriously wounded in a shooting attack near
Tekoa, south of Bethlehem. The couple's three children who were traveling in
the vehicle were not injured. Fatah claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-64] Sept 24, 2001 - Salit Sheetrit, 28, of Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu was
killed by gunfire shortly after 6:30 near Shadmot Mehola on the Jordan
Valley road. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-65] Oct 2, 2001 - Cpl. Liron Harpaz, 19, of Alei Sinai, and Assaf
Yitzhaki, 20, of Lod, were killed when a Palestinian terrorist cell
infiltrated the northern Gaza District community of Alei Sinai, opening fire
on residents and hurling grenades into homes. 15 others were wounded in the

[X-66] Oct 4, 2001 - Sgt. Tali Ben-Armon, 19, an off-duty woman soldier
from Pardesia, Haim Ben-Ezra, 76, of Givat Hamoreh, and Sergei Freidin, 20,
of Afula were killed when a Palestinian terrorist, dressed as an Israeli
paratrooper, opened fire on Israeli civilians waiting at the central bus
station in Afula. 13 other Israelis were wounded in the attack. Fatah
claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-67] Oct 5, 2001 - Hananya Ben-Avraham, 46, of Elad was killed by
Palestinian terrorists in a machine gun ambush near Avnei Hefetz in central

[X-68] Oct 7, 2001 - Yair Mordechai, 43, of Kibbutz Sheluhot was killed
when a Palestinian suicide terrorist detonated a large bomb strapped to his
body near the entrance of the kibbutz in the Beit She'an Valley.

[X-69] Oct 17, 2001 - Tourism Minister Rechavam Ze'evy, 75, was
assassinated by two shots to the head outside his room at the Jerusalem
Hyatt Hotel. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed
responsibility for the attack.

[X-70] Oct 18, 2001 - Lior Kaufman, 30, of Ramat Sharon was killed and two
injured, one seriously, by shots fired by terrorists at their jeep in the
Judean desert, near the Mar Saba monastery.

[X-71] Oct 28, 2001 - St.-Sgt. Yaniv Levy, 22, of Zichron Yaakov was killed
by Palestinian terrorists in a drive-by machine-gun ambush near Kibbutz
Metzer in northern Israel. The Tanzim wing of Arafat's Fatah faction claimed
responsibility for the murder.

[X-72] Oct 28, 2001 - Ayala Levy, 39, of Elyachin; Smadar Levy, 23, of
Hadera; Lydia Marko, 63, of Givat Ada; and Sima Menachem, 30, of Zichron
Yaakov were killed when two Palestinian terrorists, members of the
Palestinian police, armed with assault rifles and expanding bullets, opened
fire from a vehicle on Israeli pedestrians at a crowded bus-stop in downtown
Hadera. About 40 were wounded, three critically. The Islamic Jihad claimed
responsiblity for the attack.

[X-73] Nov 2, 2001 - St.-Sgt. Raz Mintz, 19, of Kiryat Motzkin was killed
by Palestinian gunmen 5:45 P.M. on Friday at an IDF roadblock at near Ofra,
north of Ramallah. The Fatah-affiliated Al-Aksa Brigade claimed
responsibility for the attack.

[X-74] Nov 4, 2001 - Shoshana Ben-Yishai, 16, of Betar Illit and Menashe
(Meni) Regev, 14, of Jerusalem were killed when a Palestinian terrorist
opened fire with a sub-machine gun shortly before 16:00 at a No. 25 Egged
bus at the French Hill junction in northern Jerusalem. 45 people were
injured in the attack.

[X-75] Nov 6, 2001 - Capt. (Res.) Eyal Sela, 39, of Moshav Nir Banim, was
shot dead in an ambush by three Palestinian terrorists on the southern
Nablus bypass road.

[X-76] Nov 9, 2001 - Hadas Abutbul, 39, of Mevo Dotan in northern Samaria
was shot and killed by Palestinian terrorists on Friday afternoon as she
drove from work in nearby Shaked.

[X-77] Nov 11, 2001 - Aharon Ussishkin, 50, head of security at Moshav Kfar
Hess, east of Netanya, was shot and killed at the entrance to the moshav on
Sunday evening, after being summoned to investigate a suspicious person.

[X-78] Nov 24, 2001 - St.-Sgt. Barak Madmon, 26, of Holon, an IDF
reservist, was killed by a mortar shell that landed in the soccer field of
Kfar Darom in Gush Katif, while on his way to take up guard duty. Hamas
claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-79] Nov 27, 2001 - Noam Gozovsky, 23, of Moshav Ramat Zvi, and Michal
Mor, 25, of Afula were killed when two Palestinian terrorists from the Jenin
area opened fire with Kalashnikov assault rifles on a crowd of people near
the central bus station in Afula. Police officers and a reserve soldier
confronted them, killing the terrorists in the ensuing firefight. Another 50
people were injured, 10 of them moderately to seriously. Fatah and the
Islamic Jihad claimed joint responsibility.

[X-80] Nov 27, 2001 - Etty Fahima, 45, of Netzer Hazani was killed three
others were injured when a Palestinian terrorist threw grenades and opened
fire at a convoy on the road between the Kissufim crossing and Gush Katif in
the Gaza Strip on Tuesday evening. Hamas claimed responsibility for the

[X-81 Nov 29, 2001 - 1st Sgt. Yaron Pikholtz, 20, of Ramat Gan, was killed
and a second soldier was injured in a drive-by shooting incident on the
Green Line, near the West Bank village of Baka el-Sharkiya.

[X-82 Nov 29, 2001 - Inbal Weiss, 22, of Zichron Ya'akov; Yehiav Elshad,
28, of Tel-Aviv; and Samuel Milshevsky, 45, of Kfar Sava were killed and
nine wounded in a suicide bombing on an Egged 823 bus en route from Nazereth
to Tel Aviv near the city of Hadera. The Islamic Jihad and Fatah claimed
responsibility for the attack.

I Dec 1, 2001 - Assaf Avitan, 15, of Jerusalem; Michael Moshe Dahan, 21, of
Jerusalem; Israel Ya'akov Danino, 17, of Jerusalem; Yosef El-Ezra, 18, of
Jerusalem; Sgt. Nir Haftzadi, 19, of Jerusalem; Yuri (Yoni) Korganov, 20, of
Ma'alei Adumim; Golan Turgeman, 15, of Jerusalem; Guy Vaknin, 19, of
Jerusalem; Adam Weinstein, 14, of Givon Hahadasha, and Moshe Yedid-Levy, 19,
of Jerusalem were killed and about 180 injured - 17 seriously - when
explosive devices were detonated by two suicide bombers close to 11:30 P.M.
Saturday night on Ben Yehuda Street, the pedestrian mall in the center of
Jerusalem. A car bomb exploded nearby 20 minutes later. Hamas claimed
responsibility for the attack.
Ido Cohen, 17, of Jerusalem, fatally injured in the attack, died of his
wounds on December 8.

[X-83] Dec 2, 2001 - Prof. Baruch Singer, 51, of Gedera was killed when
Palestinian gunmen opened fire on his car near the northern Gaza settlement
of Elei Sinai. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-84 Dec 2, 2001 - Tatiana Borovik, 23, of Haifa; Mara Fishman, 51, of
Haifa; Ina Frenkel, 60, of Haifa; Riki Hadad, 30, of Yokne'am; Ronen
Kahalon, 30, of Haifa; Samion Kalik, 64, of Haifa; Mark Khotimliansky, 75,
of Haifa; Cecilia Kozamin, 76, of Haifa; Yelena Lomakin, 62, of Haifa;
Rosaria Reyes, 42, of the Philippines; Yitzhak Ringel, 41, of Haifa; Rassim
Safulin, 78, of Haifa; Leah Strick, 73, of Haifa; Faina Zabiogailu, 64, of
Haifa; Mikhail Zaraisky, 71, of Haifa were killed and 40 injured in a
suicide bombing on an Egged bus No. 16 in Haifa shortly after 12:00. Hamas
claimed responsibility for the attack.

[X-85] Dec 12, 2001 - Yair Amar, 13, of Emmanuel; Esther Avraham, 42, of
Emmanuel; Border Police Chief Warrant Officer Yoel Bienenfeld, 35, of Moshav
Tel Shahar; Moshe Gutman, 40, of Emmanuel; Avraham Nahman Nitzani, 17, of
Betar Illit; Yirmiyahu Salem, 48, of Emmanuel; Israel Sternberg, 46, of
Emmanuel; David Tzarfati, 38, of Ginot Shomron; Hananya Tzarfati, 32, of
Kfar Saba; Ya'akov Tzarfati, 64, of Kfar Saba were killed when three
terrorists attacked a No. 189 Dan bus and several passenger cars with a
roadside bomb, anti-tank grenades, and light arms fire near the entrance to
Emmanuel in Samaria at 18:00 P.M. About 30 others were injured. Both Fatah
and Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Haim Chiprot, 52, of Emmanuel, injured in the attack, died of his wounds on
March 25, 2002.

[X-86] Dec 25, 2001 - Sgt. Michael Sitbon, 23, of Beit Shemesh, an IDF
reserve soldier, was killed, and four other soldiers were injured, in a
shooting attack Tuesday morning near the Jordanian border north of Beit

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