16 Israeli Civilians Killed This Year in Terror Acts, 1,634 Since May, '48

Eight killed in 2007, 133 wounded. Most of wounded were injured in Qassam rocket attacks.

Sixteen Israeli civilians were killed in terrorist attacks in the first four months of the year, bringing the total of civilian terror-related deaths to 1,634 since the creation of the state 60 years ago, National Insurance Institute Director-General Esther Dominissini said Monday.

An official ceremony to commemorate victims of terrorism will be held on Wednesday, Memorial Day, at the Mt. Herzl national cemetery at 1:00 P.M.

Eight Israeli civilians were killed in 2007, and 133 wounded in 87 terror-related incidents last year. Most of the injuries were incurred in Qassam rocket attacks, Dominissini said in a statement released by the NII.

A total of 14,000 have been wounded in terrorist attacks over the past 60 years.