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    • Ernst Pullmann
    • 14.08.13 | 13:50 (IDT)

    Someone entering a combat zone where many violent incidents happened before is taking big personal risks, even when he is not a terrorist? The infiltation attempt could have had many reasons, he could have been on a reconnaissance mission, and being in civilian dress doesn't mean he really is a non-combatant. Under those circumstances you better be safe than sorry. As someone who served in the IDF I would have fired at him if I would have been in that place.Should the IDF have let him slip into Israel? IDF security worked well. In my opinion. This fellow acted dangerously and paid the price for his irresponsible behaviour. This is the real world You have to understand this before making such an emotional and biased comment.

    from the article: Israel strikes rocket launchers in Gaza
    First published 06:15 14.08.13 | Last updated 06:26 14.08.13
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