Gaza, ALRAY - Israeli occupation forces have killed 25 Palestinians in the West Bank since the beginning of 2013, at least 20 of whom were civilians unaffiliated with any armed group according to the United Nations.
Of these 25, four were children. Thus far, 2013 has registered the highest number of child fatalities by Israeli forces in the West Bank since 2006.
The most recent child fatality was 14 year old Wajih al-Ramhi, who was killed on December 7 by Israeli troops in the Jelazoun refugee camp near Ramallah.
The number of the injured Palestinians was up to 3653 compared to 3031 in the last year which indicates a clear escalation of Israeli attacks.
According to the report the Israeli occupation forces carries out 77 arrest operation weekly.
The number of Palestinian fatalities in the Gaza Strip during the first 11 months of 2013 decreased by 96 percent compared to 2012 (267 vs 10). The number of Palestinian injuries also decreased from 1,484 in 2012 to 55 so far in 2013.