SUMMARY OF KATYUSHA ATTACKS-21-Apr-96
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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 SUMMARY OF KATYUSHA ATTACKS-21-Apr-96

4/21/1996

 
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)

 
 
 
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