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Intifada toll Sept 2000 - Sept 2005
The five years of the Palestinian intifada have cost more than 4,000 lives. Btselem, an Israeli human rights group, has been tracking casualty figures on both sides.

Most of the statistics cover the period from 29 September 2000 to 15 September 2005.


PALESTINIANS KILLED BY ISRAELIS*

3,218 killed by Israeli security forces in the West Bank and Gaza including 657 aged under 18, 187 killed in extrajudicial executions and 296 (including at least 29 aged under 18) killed in the course of assassination operations.


56 killed by security forces in Israel
including one aged under 18


41 killed by Israeli citizens in the West Bank and Gaza
including at least three aged under 18


*There are no figures to show the proportion of Palestinians who were combatants and those who were civilians.

ISRAELIS KILLED BY PALESTINIANS

444 civilians killed in Israel
including 80 aged under 18


223 civilians killed in the West Bank and Gaza Strip
including 37 aged under 18


221 Israeli security forces killed in West Bank and Gaza


84 Israeli security forces killed in Israel


PALESTINIANS KILLED BY PALESTINIANS

  • 112 killed by Palestinian civilians on suspicion of collaborating
  • 50 killed by Palestinians in other circumstances

    FOREIGN CITIZENS

    Foreign citizens killed

  • 32 foreign citizens (including at least two aged under 18) were killed by Palestinians in Israel
  • 10 foreign citizens were killed by Israeli security forces in the West Bank and Gaza
  • 15 foreign citizens were killed by Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza

    Killings by foreign citizens

  • 3 Israeli civilians were killed by foreign citizens (for September 2000 to September 2004)

    PALESTINIAN CITIZENS OF ISRAEL
    (for September 2000 to September 2004)

    Palestinian citizens of Israel killed:

  • 13 Palestinian citizens of Israel were killed in Israel by the Israeli police and border police.
  • 4 Palestinian citizens of Israel were killed by Israeli security forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

    Killings by Palestinian citizens of Israel
    (for September 2000 to September 2004)

  • 3 Israeli citizens were killed in Israel by Palestinian citizens of Israel
  • 1 member of the Israeli security forces was killed in Israel by a Palestinian citizen of Israel

    *The above figures do not include:

  • Palestinians who died after medical treatment was delayed due to restrictions of movement

  • Palestinians killed by an explosive device that they set or was on their person

  • 12 Palestinian citizens of Israel killed within Israel by the Israeli police in October 2000

  • One Jewish Israeli citizen killed within Israel by a Palestinian Israeli citizen in October 2000

  • Two Jewish Israeli citizens and one member of the Israeli security forces, killed by a Palestinian citizen of Israel in Nahariya in September 2001

  • Four Palestinian citizens of Israel killed by Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) gunfire in the West Bank and Gaza

  • One Palestinian citizen of Israel killed by Border Police gunfire within Israel in July 2003

  • Five Palestinian citizens of Israel killed by an absconded IDF soldier on a bus in Shfaram, within Israel, in August 2005 and the shooting soldier, beaten to death by Palestinian citizens of Israel




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