Shoot an electronic device suspected of containing a bomb, as that's highly unsafe and might not even destroy the explosive device at all. You destroy it, safely and entirely. Similarly, you do not shoot an electronic device suspected of containing classified data in digital form, you destroy it safely and completely (or better yet, you confiscate and investigate). Whoever things there is anything behind this event than harassment is completely clueless.
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from the article: Police shoot U.S. student's laptop upon entry to Israel