no international law permits attacking soldier with iron bar. However, the act of pre - meditated suicide mission is important to show act of aggression on the part of MV Marmara suicide squad was not spontaneous "self defense" It was an act of pre - medicated suicide attack. An act to provoke war between two nations at peace. The state, patron of the ship is responsible for investigation and prosecution of the suicide squad. And that is what Turkey doing right now.
EU's Tusk warns Turkey to cut refugee flow (Reuters)
from the article: Israeli minister hits back: Erdogan is the enemy, not Turkey