NGO: Hamas rocket attacks in 2016 lowest in 11 years

There were fewer Hamas rocket attacks in 2016 than during the previous 11 years – less than 1% of the 11-year total, according to a Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Center report published Tuesday.

From 2006-2016, there have been 10,412 rocket attacks, an average of 947 per year. The highest number were fired during Israel’s three wars with Gaza: 925 during the 2008-09 war, 845 during the 2012 war and 3,852 during the 2014 war.


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