The city of Netanya
has witnessed a long series of terror attacks over the past decade. The following is a timeline of the more serious of those attacks:
July 12, 2005, Hasharon Mall
Three killed, 70 wounded
Suicide bomber, 18-year-old Ahmed Sami Abu Halil from Atil near Tulkarm, Islamic Jihad
March 30, 2003, London Cafe
Planned by Abed Allaltif Khader Madawi, Islamic Jihad
Pessah 2002, Netanya Park Hotel
29 killed, 159 wounded
Suicide bomber, bomb prepared by Hamas master bomber Muhaned Taher.
May 19, 2002, Netanya market
Three killed, 50 wounded Suicide bomber, attack directed by PFLP head Ahmed Sa'adat.
March 9, 2002, Rehov Gad Machness
Three killed, 50 wounded
Two Aksa Martys Brigades terrorists with automatic rifles hurled grenades into a hotel lobby and shot at passersby.
November 11, 2001, Moshav Kfar Hess, east of Netanya
One killed, 2 wounded
Shooting, Palestinian terrorist left behind note saying it was a revenge attack.
September 9, 2001, Beit Lid junction, Route 4 near Netanya
Suicide car bomber, Islamic Jihad
May 30, 2001, near ORT school
Eight people suffered from shock and hearing impairment
Car bomb, Islamic Jihad
May 18, 2001, Hasharon Mall
Five killed, over 100 wounded Mahmoud Ahmed Marmash, Hamas
April 29, 2001, near Bank Hapoalim, Kiryat Nordau
Damage to surrounding buildings
A bomb planted by a six-member Fatah military cell.
March 4, 2001, downtown
3 killed, 60 wounded
Suicide bomber, during rush hour
January 1, 2001, near junction of Herzl and Dizengoff
Car bomb, Hamas, planned by Nazih Abu Sabaa, commander of Izzadin Kassam in Jenin
November 7, 2000
A terrorist bomb
January 22, 1995, Beit Lid intersection near Netanya
22 killed and 60 wounded
Two suicide bombers, Islamic Jihad