The most remarkable example of sparing civilians in the history of war

In eleven days, Israel hit more than 1500 terror targets in a heavily populated area.

How many people would normally be killed in such an operation? 3000? 6000? A single bomb could easily kill scores of people.

But the numbers seem to indicate that roughly 300 were killed by Israel, of which 200 were terrorists.

Assuming those numbers hold up, this will be an unprecedented achievement in avoiding civilian casualties in a largely urban warfare environment.

Never in history has any war where the terrorists deliberately place their targets among civilians resulted in a lower civilian to fighter ration of deaths. And as tragic as civilian deaths are, most of the civilians were killed because they were near high value legitimate targets.

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