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Israel killed 1897 Palestinians since the beginning of the Intifada
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 9/27/2002

The Palestinian activist in defense of human rights, Mustafa Barghouthi, said in Ramullah on Wednesday that 1897 Palestinians were killed and 41,000 wounded since the beginning of the Palestinian Intifada two years ago.

Barghouthi, who presides over the largest non- governmental Palestinian medical organization, added that these figures represent 3.1% of the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.

Barghouthi explained that 2500 of the wounded Palestinians including 500 children have become disabled. He added that 85% of the victims were civilians and 60% of them were hit by real (not rubber) bullets. He said that 22% of the victims are 18 year old and beyond.

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