If the Israeli Navy had just stopped the boats and checked out the contents rather than firing on boats off shore, people would not have been injured. Why does the IDF just shoot at Palestinians rather than stopping and questioning them? Defensive firing is one requirement. Non-killing of innocents is another requirement for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
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from the article: IDF opens fire on suspected Gaza smuggling boats