BBC NEWS COVERAGE OF TERRORISM IN ISRAEL – DECEMBER 2023 & YEAR END SUMMARY

The Israel Security Agency’s report on terror attacks during December 2023 does not include those launched from the Gaza Strip on or after October 7th and does not relate to combat situations, including Operation Swords of Iron.

The report shows that throughout the month a total of 203 incidents took place in Judea & Samaria and Jerusalem. The agency recorded 84 attacks with petrol bombs, 90 attacks using pipe bombs, 19 shooting attacks, two arson attacks, five stabbing attacks and three vehicular attacks.

Twenty-six people were injured in attacks in Judea & Samaria and Jerusalem during December.

On December 3rd a member of the security forces was wounded in a shooting attack near Mevo Dotan. On December 4th a member of the security forces was wounded in a shooting attack during an arrest operation in Qalandiya. On December 8th a soldier was wounded in a shooting attack near Yabed.

During counter-terror operations in Jenin, one member of the security forces was injured on December 12th and five on December 13th. On December 17th four members of the security forces were injured during counter-terrorism operations in Nur Shams. On the same day, an off-duty reservist soldier was wounded in a stabbing attack at a petrol station near Rantis. On December 18th a woman was injured in a drive-by shooting attack near Ateret.

During counter-terrorism operations in Nur Shams, one member of the security forces was wounded on December 24th and another on December 26th.

On December 28th a member of the security forces was wounded in a shooting attack near Ramallah and on the same day a stabbing attack took place at the Mazmuria checkpoint near Jerusalem in which a member of the security forces and a civilian security guard were wounded.

On December 29th three members of the security forces were injured in a vehicular attack near al Fawar and the following day one member of the security forces was injured in another vehicular attack nearby. On December 31st two security guards were wounded in a stabbing attack at the Mishor Adumim industrial zone.

None of those attacks received any stand-alone coverage on the BBC News website’s ‘Middle East’ page.

Throughout the year of 2023 the BBC News website reported 1.46% of the terror attacks which actually took place (not including Operation Shield and Arrow or Operation Swords of Iron) and 83.7% of the resulting Israeli fatalities (not including those resulting from the Hamas attack on October 7th).

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  1. says: Neil C

    There is not a lot can be said about the mouthpiece of Iran formerly known as The BBC, scandalous reporting by omission despite them having more staff in Israel than any other country in the world #defundthebbc

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