The statistics do not include rockets fired which fell inside the Gaza Strip. As of October 2, 2012.
 In the 1990s Awad Salmi was a commander in the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas' military-terrorist wing. He was recruited to the organization in 1992 by Imad Aqal, whom he replaced when Aqal was killed by the IDF in 1993. Salmi was involved in more than 20 attacks targeting Israel and IDF forces. He was killed in 2000 in a "work accident" while planting an IED at the Karni crossing.