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Casualties suffered by Palestinians in war:

Note: Article is not comprehensive. Some records of Palestinian casualties are under dispute. The criteria used for this article: Casualties inflicted by war or combat. Casualties considered to be "unnecessary deaths" not included. Graph only includes casualties of Palestinian Arabs and not other actors. Bold indicates major actors.

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1920–1948

Conflicts prior to Israel's independence Actors involved Combatant deaths Civilian deaths Total deaths Combatant and/or Civilian wounded Total casualties
1920 Palestine riots   British Empire, Arab rioters. Not applicable 4 4 23 31
Jaffa riots   British Army, Arab rioters. unknown unknown 48 73 121
1929 Palestine riots  , British Army

Palestine Police Force, Betar. Arab rioters.

116 rioters[1][2] unknown 116 Arabs
133 Jews
232 Arabs
198 Jews
679
1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine   British Army, Haganah, Arab High Command.[3] British and Jewish forces 562; Palestinian Arabs ca.5,000 5,000 15,550 of which,15,000 Arab Palestinians. 18,000–24,000+
Palestine Civil War   British Army, Army of the Holy War, Arab Liberation Army, Irgun, Haganah, Palmach. 400–600[4] 200–300[5] At least 720[4] 1,171 1,800

1948–2014

Conflicts Actors involved Combatant deaths Civilian deaths Total deaths Combatant and/or Civilian wounded Total casualties
1948 Arab-Israeli War, also referred to as the Catastrophe and the War of Independence or War of Liberation.[6][7]   Israel Defense Forces

Kingdom of Egypt

 Syria

 Jordan

 Lebanon

Kingdom of Iraq, Army of the Holy War, Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen, Arab Liberation Army, Muslim Brotherhood, John Bagot Glubb

3,700 foreign Arab troops;1,953 Palestinians died during battles. 11,047 Palestinians missing presumed dead though not known to have died in combat situations[8] 3,000-13 000 (The higher figure indicate missing and presumed death, though not known to have died in combat situation) [9][10] ca.3,000?[6]
1949–1967 fedayeen war[11][12][13][14]   Egyptian Armed Forces

  Unit 101,

 Palestine Liberation Organization

Palestinian militants

2,700–5,000 unknown 2,800–5,000+ considered heavy, at least 500 3,200–5,000
Qibya massacre[15]   Israel Defense Forces unknown 42 42 unknown 42
Battle of Karameh[16]  Israel Defense Forces,

 Palestine Liberation Organization

 Jordanian Armed Forces

156 0 156 100 256
War of Attrition[17][18]   IDF special forces, Palestinian Baathist At least 100 unknown 100 unknown 100+
Black September in Jordan 1970–1971[19][20]   Jordan

 Palestine Liberation Organization

3,400 unknown 3,400 unknown 3,400
1973 Israeli raid on Lebanon   Israel Defense Forces

 Palestine Liberation Organization

100+ 0 100+ unknown 100+
Lebanese Civil War (1975–1977)[21][22]   Lebanon

  Fatah

Rejectionist Front Lebanese Front

 Syrian Armed Forces

Lebanese Forces

unknown, thousands 5,000+ unknown, At least 5,000 unknown, At least 4,000 5,000–10,000+
1978 South Lebanon conflict   Lebanon

  Israel Defense Forces

  Palestinian Liberation Organization

1,000–2,000 0 1,000–2,000 unknown, heavy 2,000+
1982 Lebanon War[23]   Lebanon

  Israel Defense Forces

 Syrian Armed Forces

  Palestinian Liberation Organization

South Lebanon Army

Hezbollah

unknown unknown 5,000-8,000[24]
15,000-20,000[25][26]
30,000[25][26] 15,000-20,000[25][26]
War of the Camps[27][28]   Lebanon

  Amal Movement

  Palestinian Liberation Organization

2,000 killed by Amal, 3,000+ killed by other Palestinians unknown, heavy 5,000+ unknown, heavy 8,000+
First Intifada[29][30]   Israel Defense Forces

  Palestinian Liberation Organization
  Hamas
PFLP

1,000 killed by Israel security forces, 1,000 killed by other Palestinians unknown At least 2,000 unknown, heavy 2,000+
Second Intifada[31][31][32][33]   Israel Defense Forces

Fatah
  Hamas
PFLP
Islamic Jihad

2,000–3,500+, disputed 1,099–2,800 4,791 killed by Israeli security forces, 714 killed by other Palestinians 8,611 {unverified-Palestinian claims} 13,400+
Fatah-Hamas conflict[34] Fatah

  Hamas

248 at least 98 600 1,000 wounded 1,600
2008–9 Gaza War[35]   Israel Defense Forces

  Hamas

491–709, disputed 295–962 1,166–1,417 5,303 6,400–6,700
March 2012 Gaza-Israel clashes[36]   Israel Defense Forces

Popular Resistance Committees

18 3 21 24 45
November 2012 Israeli "Operation Pillar of Defense"-Gaza[37][38]   Israel Defense Forces

Popular Resistance Committees

67–120 109 174–177 unknown
2014 Israel–Gaza conflict   Israel Defense Forces

  Hamas

693 1617 2310 unknown

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See also

References

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