How are Israeli soldiers sure that these people are civilians? How many pal murderers approached Israelis with their hands up only to detonate bombs? Syrian civilians can take their chances with Assad but he has killed more Syrians than Israel killed, in wars of self defence, agains Hamas (Cast Lead) and Hezbollah, more than double. Statistically, that means that Syrian civilians are making a dumb choice but one dictated by the propoganda of "leaders" like Assad, and people like yourself.
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF bracing for all 'post-Assad' scenarios in Syria