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    • Maree
    • 03.01.11 | 12:22 (IST)

    How can even shooting an unarmed person in the leg be justified? There were obviously enough soldiers to approach the man and ask him why he didn't heed the call to stop. The IDF not trained in unarmed combat? I think that these soldiers are so afraid, because they have no skills, and they know that by their routine treatment of the Palestinians as cattle, that some will get fed up and fight back regardless of the consequences. The IDF needs to train their army professionally.

    from the article: IDF says Palestinian's death at checkpoint caused by 'misunderstandings'
    First published 02:08 03.01.11 | Last updated 02:08 03.01.11
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