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    • JoeIsrael
    • 15.02.11 | 18:02 (IST)

    Do you know the difference between premeditated and collateral damage. The Jordanian soldier got up in the morning with a plan to go out and kill Israeli school kids. He waited until they were in range, screamed Allah Akbar and opened fire upon them with malice and knowledge. The Israeli soldier was on a mission to capture a known terrorist when he was startled by a sudden movement made by the Palestinian who was sleeping in bed. The soldier unfortunately fired and killed the man. It was not planned, it was not done in anger, it was not done for religious reasons. It was an unfortunate accident. These things happen in wartime. No blood is cheap either Palestinian or Israeli. Maybe if they stopped trying to shed our blood we would not have to defend ourselves by shedding theirs.

    from the article: Israel summons Jordan envoy over call to release terrorist
    First published 16:30 15.02.11 | Last updated 16:58 15.02.11
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