Question of Palestine home || Permalink || About UNISPAL || Search

Follow UNISPAL RSS Twitter

Source: United Nations Palestine Commission (UNPC)
16 January 1948
UNITED NATIONS
Department of Public Information
Press and Publications Bureau
Lake Success, New York


Press Release PAL/110
16 January 1948


U.K. STATEMENT ON PALESTINE CASUALTIES
SINCE U.N. DECISION ON PALESTINE


The United Kingdom Delegation announces the following figures of casualties in Palestine over the period from November 30 to January 10, inclusive:

Total British casualties (killed and wounded) 123: Total Arab casualties, 1,059 Total Jewish casualties 769: Other casualties 23.

The break-down of the casualties is as follows:


(a) British(I)
(II)
(III)
Police,
Soldiers,
Civilians,
killed 11
killed 17
killes 2
wounded 38
wounded 54
wounded 1
(b) Arab(I)
(II)
(III)
Police,
Soldiers,
Civilians,
killed 2
killed 2
killed 291
wounded 18
wounded 4
wounded 742
(c) Jews(I)
(II)
(III)
Police,
Soldiers,
Civilians,
killed 13
nil
killed 249
wounded 32
nil
wounded 475
(d) Other civilianskilled 14wounded 9.


Follow UNISPAL RSS Twitter