B’Tselem report- The Occupied Territories in 2022: largest number of Palestinians killed by Israel in the West Bank since 2004
In the West Bank (including East Jerusalem), Israeli forces killed 146 Palestinians – the largest number since 2004. Among the persons killed were five women and 34 minors, the youngest of them 12 years old; seven were 50 or older, and the eldest was 78 years old.
Israeli civilians killed five Palestinians, including one minor. Three other Palestinians, including a minor, were killed in incidents in which both Israeli forces and Israeli civilians participated, and it cannot be determined who killed them.
In the Gaza Strip, Israeli forces killed 32 Palestinians, including three women and eight minors, all in another round of fighting (“Operation Breaking Dawn”).
In Israel, Israeli forces killed four Palestinians.
Seventeen Palestinians were killed by Palestinians: 15, including nine minors, were killed in the Gaza Strip by rockets or mortar bombs which Palestinian militants fired at Israel and landed in the Gaza Strip during “Operation Breaking Dawn”; and two were killed in the West Bank by Palestinian gunfire.
Five Palestinians were executed by the Hamas government in the Gaza Strip.
In the West Bank, Palestinians killed six Israeli civilians and four members of the Israeli forces.
In Israel, Palestinians killed 11 Israeli civilians, including one minor, as well as one police officer and three foreign nationals.
This is the largest number of civilians (Israeli and foreign) killed by Palestinians in the West Bank since 2018, and in Israel since 2008.