Up to fifteen men died in Halhul, mostly elderly Palestinians (the youngest victim was thirty-five, the oldest seventy-five) who died after being left out in the sun for several days in a caged enclosure with insufficient water. Halhul villagers also claim that soldiers shot a local man at a well during the same operation—in fact, it seems that soldiers beat the victim and then left him to drown in the well.
A new disseration confirms, if also reduces the number of victims:
Jews were also victims of British acts of illicit/extralegal violence. On one occasion, 5 Jewish civilians, walking on sidewalks, were shot dead in an indiscrimate act of reprisal.
Draw your own conclusions.