Shin Bet: Palestinian terror up

125 attacks in March compared to 53 in Feb.; hike attributed to recent J'lem unrest.

hamas man 311 (photo credit: AP)
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The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) released on Thursday its monthly report on March and noted a slight increase in Palestinian terrorism which it attributed to the recent violent demonstrations in Jerusalem.
In total, 125 terror attacks were recorded in March in comparison to 53 in February. The major increase was recorded in Jerusalem and along the Gaza border, where three people were killed, including a Thai worker and two IDF soldiers.
In Jerusalem, 27 attacks were recorded in contrast to 3 in the monthbefore. 62 attacks were recorded in the West Bank in contrast to 37 inthe previous month. In total, there were 54 Molotov cocktails thrown inthe West Bank and another 25 in Jerusalem.