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Two-thirds of Palestinians Killed in the West Bank This Year Did not Participate in the Fighting

In response to the IDF's statistics about Palestinian casualties in the West Bank, B'Tselem reports that a total of 751 Palestinians were killed since the beginning of this year by IDF security forces.

Of those killed, 187 were in the West Bank.

Of those killed, 369 did not participate in the fighting. Of these, 111 were from the West Bank, including 33 minors.

A further 3 were members of the Palestinian security forces. An additional 8 Palestinians in the West Bank were targeted for assassination.

Of those killed in the West Bank, 52 participated in the fighting. B'Tselem was not able to determine whether the remaining 13 Palestinians killed participated in the fighting or not.