SUMMARY OF KATYUSHA ATTACKS

(Communicated by IDF Spokesman)

Jerusalem, 21 April 1996

The following is a summary of the Katyusha attacks launched by Hizbullah against Israel and the security zone in southern Lebanon since the beginning of "Operation Grapes of Wrath", 12.04.96:

 Date   Number  Casualties                 12/4     41    5 civilians wounded 13/4     11                       14/4     81    3 civilians (lightly wounded) 15/4     61    8 civilians (3 lightly, 5 for shock) 16/4     59    6 civilians wounded 17/4     67    5 civilians wounded 18/4     34    4 civilians wounded 19/4     90                       20/4     45                          Total:   489 

Note: There may be some discrepancies between reports on the number of Katyushas fired on Israel, as the figures are based on sightings which cannot always be verified when Katyushas fall in open and remote areas, especially at night.

Property damage to date:
20 million NIS (about $7 million)

Indirect damage to business, tourism:
40 million NIS (about $13 million)