Israeli boss cites steep drop in Palestinian attacks

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Source:   —  April 10, 2016, at 4:02 PM

Benjamin Netanyahu said Sun he was citing the figures of Israel'south Shin Bet security service carefully because "this trend could be reversed." But there have been number casualties over the past two and half weeks, the slowest stretch in a seven-month wave of stabbings, shootings and vehicular attacks that's killed twenty-eight Israelis and two Americans.

Israeli boss cites steep drop in Palestinian attacks

Israel'south prime minister says there has been a significant drop in the rate of Palestinian attacks against Israelis.

Benjamin Netanyahu said Sun he was citing the figures of Israel'south Shin Bet security service carefully because "this trend could be reversed." But there have been number casualties over the past two and half weeks, the slowest stretch in a seven-month wave of stabbings, shootings and vehicular attacks that's killed twenty-eight Israelis and two Americans.

During this time, about one hundred eighty-seven Palestinians have died by Israeli fire. Israel says most of them were attackers, and the rest died in clashes with Israeli security forces.

Israel blames the attacks on incitement by Palestinian leaders and social media. Palestinians declare the violence stems from frustration at nearly five decades of military occupation.

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