Fatalities in Palestinian Terror Attacks
In 1993, 38 people were killed before Oslo and 26 after. The number of people killed by Palestinian terrorists in the five years immediately after the Oslo accord (256) was greater than the number killed in the 15 years preceding the agreement (216). During the six years of the first uprising (Dec. 9, 1987 to Sep. 9, 1993), 172 people were murdered. More than 900 Israelis have been killed during the "al-Aqsa uprising" beginning in September 2000.
Note: Figures include Israeli civilians and security personnel, and foreigners killed in Palestinian terrorist attacks in Israel and the territories. They do not include Palestinians killed by other Palestinians on suspicion of cooperating with Israel. The date of September 9, 1993, is used to mark the beginning of the Oslo process since it was on that date that PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin exchanged letters in which Arafat renounced terrorism and recognized Israel. These letters were incorporated into the Oslo Accords, which were signed on the White House lawn four days later.
Source: Israel Government Press Office, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, (January 29, 2003), Terror Victims Association; Jerusalem Post, (January 9, 2004); Washington Post, (April 2, 2004); Prime Minister’s Office; McClatchey Washington Bureau, (January 11, 2006), Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs