Do you not see a difference at all? Israel defends herself with an air attack in Gaza....there were casualties. In this situation, it is an outright terrorist attack. What you are saying is on the same lines as comparing the 9/11 attacks in the USA to civilian casualties during an operation in Iraq by the United States military. It just doesn't make sense. Yes, every life is precious...but you are making a comparison that just doesn't compare. If there was a terrorist attack in Australia, and Australia decided to defend herself...and there were some casualties, would you classify those as the same type of attacks?
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from the article: Seven killed in series of terrorist attacks in southern Israel