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Statistics on Operation Defensive Shield

(March 28 - April 17, 2002)

Casualties, Israeli Security Forces

Killed: 29
Wounded: 127

Number of Detained Palestinians

Detained: 4,258
Wanted Suspects: 396

Number of Illegal Weapons Seized

Kalashinkov Rifles
1949
M-16 Rifles
32
Long Rifles
2175
Sniper Rifles
388
Pistols
781
RPG Launchers
9
RPGs
49
Mortar
6
Machine Guns .50 Caliber
93
Mortar Bombs
13
Magazines
311
Nightvision Equipment
121
Hand Grenades
37
Ammunition Crates
40
Rifles Equipped with Telescopic Lens
81
Laboratory
23
Explosive Charges
430
Explosives (In Kilograms)
30
Explosive Belts
6
Equipment
39

Additional Material Seized

Binoculars, projectile ammunition, chemical and intelligence materials, listening devices, computer equipment and documents, cellular phones with delayed device, knife, tear gas, computers, documents and a weapon-making lathe.


Sources: Israel Defense Forces