Of note this week
• 12 Palestinians were killed, including one woman, and 68 injured during IDF military operations in the Gaza Strip, including during IAF air strikes, ground incursions near the border areas and IDF fire from the border fence. One Israeli man was killed and another injured when a Qassam rocket hit their car near Sderot.
• 86 Qassam rockets and 28 mortar shells were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel (compared to 190 rockets and five mortar shells the previous week). Further private property damage was caused this week – rockets hit Israeli homes and damaged agricultural land. Large numbers of local residents left the area during the past week.
• Four Palestinians were killed, including one Palestinian man shot and killed by an IDF undercover unit in Jenin, and 19 injured in the West Bank. Three Israelis (IDF soldier, Border Policeman and private security guard) were also injured, including in one incident when Palestinian gunmen opened fire at them in Jerusalem.