#45 Either way Silkey, the intent was to kill - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • WeCan2
    • 22.03.10 | 11:14 (IST)

    Do you know what a rubber bullet is? It is NOT what its name implies. It's a rubber-coated steel cylinder, meant to be shot only at legs and feet, and only from a distance of not less than 40 meters, and only after all other riot control measures have proven ineffective. A hit in ANY vital area, such as the head or chest, is likely to be just as lethal as a regular bullet. So no matter which was used, the intention was to kill.

    from the article: PA accuses Israel of killing Palestinian teens 'in cold blood'
    First published 09:51 21.03.10 | Last updated 11:01 31.03.10
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