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Israel's Top General Urges Proportionate Force Amid Attacks

Israel's top general said Wednesday that soldiers must use proportionate force when dealing with a wave of Palestinian attacks. Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said that when “there is a 13-year-old girl who is holding scissors or a knife and there is a barrier between her and the soldiers, I wouldn't want a soldier to open fire and empty a cartridge on a girl like that even if she commits a very serious act.” He urged soldiers to use only “necessary force.” He made the remarks in a...

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