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Israeli envoy tells UN Palestinian terror behind rising West Bank casualties

(JNS) - While members of the United Nations Security Council on Friday expressed alarm over the rising number of Palestinian casualties, Israel's ambassador urged them to take a look at the underlying reason: ongoing security operations meant to stop a brutal escalation in terrorism.

"Israel is in the midst of a terror wave," Israeli envoy Gilad Erdan told the council during Friday's quarterly debate on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "Since the start of this year alone, there have been over 4,000 Palestinian terror attacks perpetrated against Israelis. Car ramming, rock throwing, fire bombi...


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