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    • deeboo
    • 18.08.11 | 16:24 (IDT)

    I think it highly necessary to point out in light of such an insensitive comment that the first attack was on an Egged bus, which is first and foremost a civilian bus. That the bus was transporting soldiers is purely coincidental, and as any person who is even remotely familiar with the Israeli bus system, most intercity buses carry at least one if not more Israeli soldiers at any time- but the fact is that this was a civilian bus and to say that it was shot at targeting the soldiers aboard does a great injustice to all those who were injured or killed, whether they were military or civilian.

    from the article: Seven killed in series of terrorist attacks in southern Israel
    First published 12:21 18.08.11 | Last updated 12:21 18.08.11
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