Terrorist attacks prevented by the Israeli security forces – October/November 2001

Following is a list of 16 serious terrorist attacks prevented by Israel during the past month:

DATE

NAME

MANNER OF PREVENTION

ATTACK PREVENTED

14.10.2001

Abd Al-Rahman Hamad, senior Hamas operative from Kalkilya

Killed by snipers

Suicide attack in Israel

15.10.2001

Ahmad Marshud, senior Hamas operative from Nablus

Killed while preparing a terrorist attack

Suicide attack in Israel

18.10.2001

‘Atef and ‘Isa Abayat, Jamal Nawawra. Bethlehem

Killed by helicopter fire

Explosive charge, small arms fire, mortar round attacks

22.10.2001

Ayman Halawa, one of the heads of Hamas’s West Bank operational apparatus

Killed while preparing a terrorist attack

Suicide attack in Israel

25.10.2001

Wa’il Abayat, Force 17/Presidential Security. Bethlehem

Fire at an armed suspect

Throwing explosive charges

25.10.2001

Fares Salahat

Killed while attempting to fire mortar rounds, in Bethlehem

Firing of mortar rounds towards Jerusalem

26.10.2001

Ayad Al-Batash, Fuad Dahshan, Othman Razaina. Hamas, Gaza Strip

Killed by IDF fire

Infiltration into community of Dugit

27.10.2001

Unidentified

IDF ambush prevented infiltration; terrorists escaped

Infiltration into community of Netzer Hazani

30-31.10.2001

Nabil M’ghayer, Palestinian Islamic Jihad operative & Mujahed Abu-Jalbush, suicide-terrorist

Arrest of a Palestinian Islamic Jihad cell in Arabeh

Suicide attack in Israel

31.10.2001

Muhammad and Rabia Ghanam, Fatah operatives

Routine IDF ambush fired at armed suspects

Firing near Bazariyah (near Nablus)

31.10.2001

Jamil Jadallah, head of Hamas in Hebron

Killed by helicopter fire

Suicide attack in Israel

1.11.2001

Yasser Assida, Hamas suicide-bomber and another operative leading him

Helicopter fire at the cell’s car

Suicide attack in Israel

6.11.2001

Firas Abu-Shaidam

Arrested while transferring an explosive charge from Nablus to Hebron

Suicide attack in Israel

6.11.2001

Akrama Siti, Majdi Jaradat

Killed while preparing a terrorist attack

Bomb attack in Israel

8.11.2001

Muayad Khatib, Hamas suicide bomber

Blew himself up during an attempt to arrest him in Baqa Al-Sharqiya

Suicide attack in Israel

11.11.2001

Omar Abu-Zeid, Hamas operative from Bethlehem

Killed while preparing a bomb

Bomb attack