TEL AVIV (Jan. 2)
The first year of the Palestinian uprising cost the lives of four Israel Defense Force soldiers and 764 wounded, according to statistics prepared by the IDF’s historical records department for Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
The official figures also list seven Jewish civilians killed and 480 wounded in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip as a result of the uprising, known as the intifada.
Arab casualties, according to the IDF, amounted to 293 killed and 3,595 wounded. The intifada, now in its 13th month, produced 20,121 disturbances and 1,959 attacks in the first year since it began Dec. 9, 1987.