September 2013 saw a sharp increase in the number of terror attacks: 133 attacks as opposed to 99 in August.
The main increase is noted in Judea and Samaria with 104 attacks, as opposed to 68 in August. Two prominent attacks occurred this month – one in Samaria and another in Judea, where two IDF soldiers were killed.
This month, two Israelis were killed: an IDF soldier who was lured by a Palestinian illegal alien who had worked with the soldier in Bat Yam, to travel with the Palestinian to Beit Amin / Qalqiliyah, where he was murdered (September 21), and an IDF soldier who was shot dead near Hebron's Cave of the Patriarchs (September 22).
- 4 attack from the Gaza Strip - 3 rocket launches, 1 IED (5 in August);
- 104 attacks in the Judea and Samaria - 7 IED, 4 small arms shootings, 1 kidnapping & murder, 117 firebombs (68 in August);
- 25 attacks in Jerusalem (26 in August). Jerusalem and the Judea and Samaria area: Most attacks executed in September (117 out of 129) were in the form of firebombs (August: 72 out of 93).