The Media Office of the Nafha Society for defending the Detainee’s Rights and Human Rights, reported on Monday that Israeli forces killed 51 Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip since the beginning of this month. Seven children and two women were among the casualties.The Office stated that most of the casualties were killed in the Gaza Strip as the army killed 46 residents. Most of the casualties were killed during air strikes that targeted civilians areas.

The office added that five members of the same family were killed in an Israeli air strike to their home in Gaza, and three other civilians were killed in a nearby house in the same strike.

In the occupied West Bank, five Palestinians, including two fighters were killed in Qabatia town, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin. One of the casualties is a mentally disabled resident.