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At least 29 killed by unlawful Israeli drones in Gaza, aciphex free sample report says

Palestinian civilians and medics run to safety during an Israeli strike


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Palestinian civilians and medics run to safety during an Israeli strike in the Gaza Strip in January

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At least 29 Palestinian civilians were unlawfully killed by missile-firing Israeli drones during its offensive in the Gaza Strip, aciphex free sample a US human rights group said.

A report by Human Rights Watch, aciphex free sample published six months after the operation, aciphex free sample said that Israel had failed to exercise proper caution “as required by the laws of war” in their use of drones.

Mrac Galasco, aciphex free sample a senior military analyst for Human Rights Watch, aciphex free sample said that although 29 cases had been highlighted in the report, aciphex free sample as many as 87 civilians could have been killed in drone attacks.

"It is absolutely unacceptable, aciphex free sample clearly unlawful, aciphex free sample and not what we expect from the world's most moral military, aciphex free sample" he said.

Israel heavily relies on a fleet of drones — unmanned aerial vehicles — to patrol the Gaza Strip.

Their technology is among the most sophisticated in the world, aciphex free sample Mr Garlasco said, aciphex free sample so it was all the more surprising that so many civilians could have been targeted.

"They used as much force as they could use at any time? It seems clear that there was something of a shoot first and ask questions later.”

In one case, aciphex free sample also examined by The Times, aciphex free sample a missile hit the rooftop of the al-Habbash family in Gaza City.

Of the six children playing on the roof, aciphex free sample two were killed instantly, aciphex free sample while two others lost their legs.

Muhammad Amr al-Habbash, aciphex free sample 16, aciphex free sample the oldest of the children and the only to survive intact, aciphex free sample said that he had heard a buzz overhead before feeling himself blown backwards by the force of the blast.

“I felt the pressure throw me back, aciphex free sample and then my cousins were gone in front of me, aciphex free sample” he said

Independent analysts say that that it would be difficult to prove that the missile which struck the rooftop was fired from a drone. Aciphex free sample But Mr Garlasco said that he had examined shrapnel on the scene, aciphex free sample including small fragments of tungsten, aciphex free sample and had “no doubts” that the missile was fired by a drone.

Israel has refused to comment on the specific cases in the report or to release video footage of the attacks More of the story can be read at: 
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6611572.ece