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    • cizi
    • 10.09.09 | 06:59 (IDT)

    According to Wikipedia, casualties in WWII were in an approximate ratio of 3:2 for civilian vs military deaths, while 3-4% of the involved populations are thought to have died. The Cast Lead statistics are close to the former parameter and involve a smaller proportion of the populations, irrespective of whether it's estimated by IDF or the "human rights groups". The Gazans, even though declaring a "victory", have for the present, largely stopped shooting their rockets. The israelis seem largely satisfied with this outcome, but also seem w8illing to fire back if the Gazans resume shooting.

    from the article: Rights group: Most Gazans killed in war were civilians
    First published 06:21 09.09.09 | Last updated 13:15 09.09.09
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