The January death toll in inter-Palestinian clashes reached 50, with over 304 injuries. Tolls of the recent clashes have mounted to 6 deaths and 89 injuries. Two members of the presidential guard, two members of the national security force and one member of the Executive Force.

!– @page { size: 21.59cm 27.94cm; margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } –>¬†Eyewitnesses told Ma'an that clashes between Hamas members and presidential forces took place in both the Al-Bureij and Nuseirat refugee camps. Further skirmishes across the Gaza Strip followed. In the north of the strip, fierce fighting resulted in eight injuries.

According to the Meizan center for human rights, the death toll from the inter-Palestinian clashes during January reached 43, including 8 children, and 304 injuries including 33 children, with an additional 99 people taken hostage. The center proclaimed that this level of death is unprecedented since the formation of the Palestinian Authority.

In comparison, the death toll during January from Israeli aggression reached 13. The Palestinian death toll since the outbreak of the Al-Aqsa intifada, at the end of January 2007, has now reached 2544.