snipers in case soldiers lives threatened... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • e l pratt
    • 15.08.10 | 21:33 (IDT)

    Isn't that what the IDf said? They should have had four drop lines from each of two helicopters unloading eight IDF simultaneously. Plus they should have had two more helicopters with snipers in standoff positions to take on violent people who were attacking the IDF soldiers. If there is any IDF fault at all, it is that they did not overwhelm the ship with boarding party members so that no effective resistance could be mounted. They should have had 30 to 40 men on deck in less than two minutes.

    from the article: The chief of staff threatens
    First published 01:25 15.08.10 | Last updated 01:25 15.08.10
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