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    • kibishi
    • 28.10.09 | 00:27 (IST)

    The "oops" defence is quite popular.... Paragraph 346. of the IDF report on Gaza: " The IDF sought to maintain a safety distance of several hundred metres from sensitive sites, including the UNRWA compound. Despite the maintenance of a safety distance, some felt wedges and other components of the projectiles apparently landed in the compound after the release of the felt wedges in the air. The IDF neither intended nor anticipated this outcome." Paragraph 541 of the Goldstone report: "At least three high explosive shells and seven white phosphorous container shells struck the workshop and warehouse area of the compound causing massive damage as a result of ensuing fires. Five of the shells exploded in the compound including all three high explosive shells. Two complete container shells of white phosphorous were retrieved. Five additional white phosphorous shells were retrieved but not in their complete form. These five shells deposited large amounts of the phosphorus wedges"

    from the article: VIDEO / Meshal: Hamas ready to probe Goldstone report
    First published 14:39 27.10.09 | Last updated 15:31 27.10.09
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