2000-2006: Major Terror Attacks
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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 2000-2006: Major Terror Attacks

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Nov 2, 2000 - Jerusalem
Two people were killed and 10 injured by a car bomb explosion near the Mahane Yehuda market. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
Nov 20, 2000 - Gush Katif
Two people were killed and 9 injured by a roadside bomb that exploded alongside a bus carrying children to school.
Nov 22, 2000 - Hadera
Two people were killed, and 60 wounded when a powerful car bomb was detonated alongside a passing bus on the town's main street.
Nov 28, 2000 - Kfar Saba
Two Israeli teenagers on their way to school were killed in a suicide terrorist attack near the "Meeting Place of Peace" gas station in Neve Yamin. The bomber, from the Hamas terror group, blew himself up in a gathering of students waiting at a bus stop. Four other teenagers were wounded, one critically.
Jan 1, 2001 - Netanya
60 people were injured when a car bomb exploded near a bus stop in the shopping district.
Feb 14, 2001 - Holon
Eight people were killed and 25 injured when a bus driven by a Palestinian terrorist plowed into a group of soldiers and civilians waiting at a bus stop.
Mar 4, 2001 - Netanya
Three people were killed and more than 60 injured in a suicide bombing in the downtown area.
May 18, 2001 - Netanya
A Palestinian suicide bomber detonated himself outside a shopping mall, killing five people and injuring over 100. Hamas claimed responsibility.
Jun 1, 2001 - Tel Aviv
21 young people were killed and 120 wounded by a suicide bomber outside the Dolphinarium disco along the seafront promenade.
Aug 9, 2001 - Jerusalem
15 people were killed (including 7 children) and 130 injured in a suicide bombing at the Sbarro pizzeria on the corner of King George Street and Jaffa Road in the city center. Hamas and the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
July 16, 2001 - Binyamina
Two Israeli soldiers were killed and 11 people were wounded when a suicide terrorist attacked at a bus stop near the train station. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
Sept 9, 2001 - Nahariya
Three people were killed and 90 injured in a suicide bombing near the Nahariya train station. The terrorist waited until the train arrived from Tel-Aviv and people were exiting the station, and then exploded the bomb he was carrying. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Nov 29, 2001 - Hadera
Three people were killed and nine others wounded in a suicide bombing on Egged bus #823 enroute from Nazereth to Tel Aviv near the city of Hadera. Islamic Jihad and Fatah both claimed responsibility for the attack.
Dec 1, 2001 - Jerusalem
11 people were killed and 180 injured by two suicide bombers on Ben Yehuda Street's pedestrian mall. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Dec 2, 2001 - Haifa
15 people were killed and 40 injured in a suicide bombing on Egged bus #16. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Jan 27, 2002 - Jerusalem
An elderly man was killed and over 150 people wounded in a suicide bombing on Jaffa Road in the center of Jerusalem. A female terrorist, identified as a Fatah member, was armed with more than 10 kilos of explosives.
Feb 16, 2002 - Karnei Shomron
Three teenagers were killed and 30 people were wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up on Saturday night at a pizzeria in a shopping mall. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the attack.
Mar 2, 2002 - Jerusalem
10 people were killed and over 50 injured in a suicide bombing in the ultra-Orthodox Beit Yisrael neighborhood where people had gathered for a bar-mitzvah celebration. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade took responsibility for the attack.
Mar 9, 2002 - Jerusalem
11 people were killed and 54 injured when a suicide bomber exploded in the crowded Moment Cafe in the Rehavia neighborhood. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Mar 20, 2002 - Musmus
Seven people were killed and 30 wounded in a suicide bombing of an Egged bus traveling from Tel Aviv to Nazareth at the Musmus junction on Highway 65 (Wadi Ara). Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
Mar 21, 2002 - Jerusalem
Three people were killed and 86 injured in a suicide bombing on King George Street. The terrorist detonated the bomb, packed with metal spikes and nails, in the center of a crowd of shoppers. The Fatah al-Aqsa Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
Mar 27, 2002 - Netanya
30 people were killed and 140 injured in a suicide bombing at the Park Hotel, in the midst of the Passover holiday seder with 250 guests. The bomber was a member of Hamas, on the list of wanted terrorists Israel had requested that the Palestinian Authority arrest.
Mar 29, 2002 - Jerusalem
Two people were killed and 28 injured when a female suicide bomber blew herself up in a supermarket in the Kiryat Yovel neighborhood. Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
Mar 31, 2002 - Haifa
15 people were killed and over 40 injured in a suicide bombing in the Matza restaurant near the Grand Canyon shopping mall. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Apr 10, 2002 - Kibbutz Yagur
Eight people were killed and 22 injured in a suicide bombing on Egged bus #960 en route from Haifa to Jerusalem.
Apr 12, 2002 - Jerusalem
Six people were killed and 104 wounded when a woman suicide bomber detonated a powerful charge at the entrance to the Mahane Yehuda open-air market. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
April 27, 2002 - Adora
A five-year-old girl and three other Israelis were killed when terrorists infiltrated the community of Adora in the southern Hebron Hills and shot them to death.
May 7, 2002 - Rishon Lezion
16 people were killed and 55 wounded on the 3rd floor of a crowded game club when a suicide bomber detonated a powerful charge causing part of the building to collapse. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
May 19, 2002 - Netanya
Three people were killed and 59 injured when a suicide bomber disguised as a soldier blew himself up in a market. Both Hamas and the PFLP took responsibility for the attack.
May 23, 2002 - Tel Aviv
Terrorists used a remote control device to detonate a bomb planted underneath a fuel truck at the Pi Glilot fuel depot north of Tel Aviv, in an attempt to create a mega attack that would explode adjacent fuel tanks. The truck burst into flames, but the blaze was quickly contained. No one was hurt.
May 27, 2002 - Petah Tikva
A woman and her infant granddaughter were killed and 37 people were injured when a suicide bomber detonated himself near an ice cream parlor outside a shopping mall. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
Jun 5, 2002 - Megiddo junction
17 people were killed and 38 injured when a car packed with explosives struck Egged bus #830 traveling from Tel Aviv to Tiberias. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
Jun 18, 2002 - Jerusalem
19 people were killed and 74 injured in a suicide bombing on an Egged bus traveling in the Gilo suburb of Jerusalem to the center of town. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Jun 19, 2002 - Jerusalem
Seven people were killed and 30 injured by a suicide bombing at a crowded bus stop and hitchhiking post in the French Hill neighborhood. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
Jul 16, 2002 - Emmanuel
Nine people were killed and 20 injured in a bombing and shooting attack on Dan bus #189 traveling from Bnei Brak. While four terror organizations claimed responsibility for the attack, it was apparently carried out by Hamas.
Jul 17, 2002 - Tel Aviv
Five people were killed and 40 injured in a double suicide bombing on Neve Shaanan Street near the old central bus station.
Jul 31, 2002 - Jerusalem
Five students were killed and 85 wounded when a bomb exploded in a cafeteria on the Hebrew University's Mt. Scopus campus. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Aug 4, 2002 - Meron junction
Nine people were killed and 50 wounded in a suicide bombing on an Egged bus traveling from Haifa to Safed.
Sep 19, 2002 - Tel Aviv
Six people were killed and 70 wounded when a terrorist detonated a bomb on Dan bus #4 on Allenby Street.
Oct 21, 2002 - Hadera
14 people were killed and 50 wounded when a car bomb detonated next to an Egged bus traveling north of the town on Route 65. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
Oct 27, 2002 - Ariel
Three IDF officers were killed and about 20 people were wounded in a suicide bombing at the Sonol gas station at the entrance to the city. The victims were killed while trying to prevent the terrorist from detonating the bomb. The terrorist was a member of Hamas.
Nov 4, 2002 - Kfar Saba
Two people - a security guard and a teenage boy, both recent immigrants from Argentina - were killed and 70 were wounded in a suicide bombing at a shopping mall. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
Nov 10, 2002 - Metzer
A Palestinian terrorist slipped into the kibbutz and gunned down five people, including two children killed in their beds as they hid under the blankets, and their mother. The Fatah al- Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility.
Nov 21, 2002 - Jerusalem
11 people were killed and 50 wounded by a suicide bomber on Egged bus #20 in the neighborhood of Kiryat Menahem. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Nov 28, 2002 - Mombasa, Kenya
A car bomb crashed into an Israeli-owned resort and detonated as guests were checking in. Three Israelis were among the 13 killed, and 21 Israelis were among the 80 injured. Almost simultaneously, a surface-to-air missile barely missed an El Al plane as it was taking off from the airport. Al-Qaeda is believed to be responsible for the double attack.
Jan 5, 2003 - Tel Aviv
22 people were killed and 120 wounded in a double suicide bombing near the old central bus station. The attack was apparently carried out by two members of the Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, with the help of the Islamic Jihad.
Mar 5, 2003 - Haifa
17 people were killed and 53 wounded in a suicide bombing of an Egged bus in the Carmel neighborhood. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Apr 30, 2003 - Tel Aviv
Three people were killed and 60 wounded by a British Muslim suicide bomber, sent by Hamas, at a beachfront pub "Mike's Place".
May 17, 2003 - Hebron
A married couple from Kiryat Arba was killed by a terrorist. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
May 18, 2003 - Jerusalem
Seven people were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide bombing on Egged bus #6 near French Hill. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
May 19, 2003 - Afula
Three people were killed and 70 wounded in a suicide bombing at the entrance to a shopping mall. Islamic Jihad and Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.
Jun 11, 2003 - Jerusalem
17 people were killed and over 100 wounded in a suicide bombing on an Egged bus on Jaffa Road in the city center. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Aug 19, 2003 - Jerusalem
23 people were killed and over 130 wounded when a suicide bomber detonated himself on Egged bus #2 in the Shmuel Hanavi neighborhood. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Sep 9, 2003 - Tzrifin
Eight IDF soldiers were killed and 30 people wounded in a suicide bombing at a soldier hitchhiking post outside the Tzrifin army base and Assaf Harofeh Hospital. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Sep 9, 2003 - Jerusalem
Seven people were killed and over 50 wounded in a suicide bombing at Caf Hillel, in the German Colony neighborhood.
Oct 4, 2003 - Haifa
22 people were killed and 60 wounded in a devastating suicide bombing of the Maxim restaurant. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
Dec 25, 2003 - Geha Junction
Four Israelis were killed and 15 others were injured, when a suicide bomber detonated himself at a bus stop at an intersection of a main highway separarating the Bnei Brak and Petach Tikva. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility.
Jan 14, 2004 - Erez Crossing, Gaza
A female suicide bomber detonated herself at an inspection point at the entrance to the Erez industrial zone, killing 4 Israeli security personnel and injuring several others. Hamas and Fatah claimed joint responsibility for the attack.
Jan 29, 2004 - Jerusalem
Eleven people were killed and over 40 were wounded when a suicide bomber blew up on a #19 bus on Gaza Road. The bomber was a Palestinian policeman from Bethlehem. Both Hamas and the Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility.
Feb 22, 2004 - Jerusalem
8 people were killed and over 60 wounded (among the casualties were a number of school pupils) in a suicide bombing on bus #14A near the Liberty Bell Park. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility.
Feb 26, 2004 - Erez Crossing, Gaza
A soldier was killed and two were wounded when two Palestinian terrorists opened fire. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility.
Feb 27, 2004 - Lahav
A young couple was killed in a shooting attack on the road on their way to Ashkelon. The PFLP and the Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility.
Mar 14, 2004 - Ashdod
10 people were killed and 16 wounded in a double suicide bombing at Ashdod Port. Hamas and Fatah claimed responsibility.
Mar 19, 2004 - Jerusalem
A Christian Arab was shot to death from a vehicle while jogging in the neighborhood of French Hill. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility.
Apr 3, 2004 - Avnei Hefetz
A man was shot to death and his 14 year old daughter was wounded in an attack on their home. Hamas claimed responsibility.
Apr 17, 2004 - Erez Crossing, Gaza
A border policeman was killed and three others wounded when a Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up. Hamas and the Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility.
May 2, 2004 - Gush Katif
A mother and her four young daughters were killed, and another civilian and two soldiers were wounded, when two Palestinian terrorists opened fire on a car. Fatah and Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
June 28, 2004 - Sderot
A man and a 4 year old boy were killed, and 7 others were wounded (including the boy’s mother) during a Kassam rocket attack on Sderot. Hamas claimed responsibility.
Jul 11, 2004 - Tel Aviv
A young woman was killed and 33 people were wounded in a bombing at a bus stop. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility.
Aug 31, 2004 - Beer Sheba
Sixteen people were killed and 100 wounded in two nearly simultaneous suicide bombings aboard two city buses. Hamas in Hebron claimed responsibility.
Sep 22, 2004 - Jerusalem
Two Border Policemen were killed and 17 Israelis wounded in a suicide
bombing carried out by a female terrorist at the French Hill junction in northern Jerusalem. The Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility.
Sep 24, 2004 - Gush Katif
A woman was killed in her home during a mortar attack launched by terrorists.
Sep 29, 2004 - Sderot
Two toddlers were killed, while playing in the street, by a Kassam rocket fired from Gaza. Hamas claimed responsibility.
Oct 7, 2004 - Sinai
32 people were killed, 12 of them Israelis, and over 120 were wounded during simultaneous terror bombings carried out at two Sinai holiday resorts.
Nov 1, 2004 - Tel Aviv
Three people were killed and over 30 wounded in a suicide bombing at the Carmel Market in central Tel Aviv. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in Nablus claimed responsibility.
Jan 13, 2005 - Karni Crossing, Gaza
Palestinian terrorists opened fire at Israeli civilians, killing 6 and wounding 5. Hamas and the Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility.
Jan 15, 2005 - Sderot
A 17 year old girl was mortally wounded by shrapnel from a Kassem rocket and died several days later. She was struck while protecting her younger brother, who was lightly wounded.
Feb 25, 2005 - Tel Aviv
Five people were killed and 50 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Stage Club on the Tel Aviv promenade. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
Jul 12, 2005 - Netanya
Three people were killed and about 90 wounded when a suicide bomber struck at the Hasharon shopping mall. Two other people later succumbed to their wounds. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
Jul 14, 2005 - Netiv Ha'asara
A woman was killed by a Kassam rocket fired from the Gaza Strip. Hamas, the Islamic Jihad and Fatah all claimed responsibility.
Jul 23, 2005 - Kissufim Crossing
A married couple was killed in a terrorist attack. The Islamic Jihad and the Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility.
Oct 16, 2005 - Gush Etzion Junction, south of Jerusalem
Three people were killed and three were wounded in a Palestinian shooting attack. A teenager was shot and seriously wounded further north. The Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility.
Oct 26, 2005 - Hadera
Five people were killed and 55 were wounded, six seriously (one person later died of her wounds) in a suicide bombing at the Hadera open-air market. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
Dec 5, 2005 - Netanya
Five people were killed and over 50 were wounded in a suicide bombing at the entrance to the Hasharon shopping mall. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
Dec 16, 2005 - Hebron hills
One person was killed while driving home and two passengers were wounded in a shooting attack. The Islamic Jihad and Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility.
Mar 30, 2006 - Kedumim
A man and his wife, as well as a young passenger, were killed by a suicide bomber who disguised himself as an ultra-Orthodox yeshiva student and detonated his explosive device inside the victims' car.
Apr 17, 2006 - Tel Aviv
Eleven peole were killed and over 60 wounded in a suicide bombing during the Passover holiday at the Rosh Ha'ir restaurant near the old central bus station in Tel Aviv. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
Jun 11, 2006 - north of Jerusalem
One Arab Israeli was killed and two other wounded in a shooting attack while driving late at night.
Jun 25, 2006 - north of Jerusalem
A young student was kidnapped and murdered shortly afterwards by Palestinian terrorists.
Jul 27, 2006 - near Kalkilya
The burnt body of an Israeli doctor was found in the trunk of his car. The Fatal al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the murder.

 
 
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