A total of 139 attacks were registered in February 2013. This is a considerable increase in the number of attacks, compared to 83 in January 2013.
Most of these attacks were in the form of firebombing, in Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria. There was also an increase in the number of IED attacks in Judea and Samaria (15 in February, as opposed to 7 in January). Overall, 100 attacks took place in Judea and Samaria this month, compared to 56 attacks in January. 84 of them were firebombing. In Jerusalem, 38 attacks took place this month, compared to 27 attacks in January. 35 of the attacks were firebombing. Most attacks executed in February (119 out of 138) were in the form of firebombs.
Three Israelis – one civilian and two security officers – were injured in terrorist attacks in February. They were all wounded during separate stone hurling and firebombing incidents during rioting in Jerusalem and Judea. The civilian was injured in Bitunya / Binyamin area (21 Feb.), and the two security officers were injured in Issawiya / Jerusalem (9 Feb.) and in Hebron (22 Feb.).