Border Guard officer kills Palestinian waving toy gun
Itamar Fleishman
Published: 12.12.12, 22:53
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1. border guard did the right thing
faj   (12.12.12)
no arab should point a gun, toy gun at a soldier. The border guard did the right thing and I don't need to investigate. Palestinians should conduct themselves normally. Hamas willl be dealth with down the road as soon as israel gets rid of ehud barak who has tied israel's arms behind its back.
2. Stupidity
Fredrik T ,   Sweden   (12.12.12)
Seems to come naturally to arabs aka Palistinians. What the h-l did he expect to happen? And the morons rioting afterwards should be glad they weren't in Syria. I'd like to express my support to the female soldier for taking care of the situation in a professional matter. That one man died as a result of her actions is nothing but his own fault!
3. Oviously they are playing to be a country
NATAN ,   ISRAEL   (12.12.12)
and give this education to there children, they wanted that way. well done
4. keep it up until they learn
yoni ,   Jewish Homeland   (12.12.12)
there are only two reasons why anyone would be stupid enough to threaten IDF soldiers with a metal fake weapon 1. suicide 2. they dont think we are serious
5. Never bring a toy gun to a real gunfight.
seadog1946 ,   ArthurKill, NJ   (12.12.12)
6. Palestinians should
daniela   (12.12.12)
know that its time to stop playing games. I hope next time they will think twice before ¨playing war games¨.. I agree with the female soldier who shot the young guy. Specially when all they are told in Ramallah and Gaza that they will be heroes if they kidnap an Israeli soldier.
7. Women in combat
Stephen in New York   (12.12.12)
It's good to have Israeli women proving themselves in combat. Recently along the Egyptian border it was again a woman soldier who ended an incident.
8. agreed, with a slight change
Hatman ,   Houston   (12.12.12)
no one in general should point a toy gun at a soldier.
9. dont they call that 'suicide by cop' in the states ?
Stuart   (12.12.12)
10. "A few dozen Palestinians Rioted"
Dan ,   Florida - Tel Aviv   (12.12.12)
Someone tell me when a Palestinian does NOT riot? They riot after solemn prayers, they riot if they THINK they have been wronged, they riot if the Sun comes up, they riot if the Sun goes down, they riot if they crap in their pants and they riot when they try to kill Israelis and are killed in the process. No 72 Black-eyed virgins for this Muhammad.
11. Toy Gun
New Yorker ,   U.S.A.   (12.12.12)
Just a couple of days ago, in New York City some thug came up with the idea of brandishing a toy gun at the police. He was promptly shot down by the "occupation forces" of NYPD.
12. Self Defense and Justifiable Homicide in America
Joe Harkins ,   new york   (12.12.12)
If a person has reasonable belief that severe bodily injury is near - then you waste them before they waste you. I have been to Israel several times. You dont mess with the Border Police. She did the proper thing . Ahni ohev otach.
13. Made the right call
Alex   (12.12.12)
The same would have happened if you aimed a toy gun at the police anywhere else in the world.
14. And another candidate...
Nemesis ,   Geneva, Switzerland   (12.12.12)
... for the Darwin awards.
15. it could of been a real gun!
no trust at all!   (12.12.12)
Jerry ,   בבית   (12.12.12)
17. No Sympathy Here - Mick Jagger
Avigdor Rudofsky ,   Syracuse,NY - USA   (12.12.12)
We are dealing with terrorists and the brainwashed zombie like children they send to us as weapons. Kill them all, don't ask questions later. No one Jewish life is worth risking. When they begin to riot, then attack them..they will run away..EVERY time. Arrest the rock throwers and put them to work with hard labor...breaking...ROCKS or make them build the Settlements. Basically It is time to be RUTHLESS!
18. BB GUN
moti ,   usa   (12.12.12)
a metal toy gun are never toys they are BB guns and them too can be fatal, a shot in the eye or a critical body area can be lethal, so its not just a toy, its another act to still up more violence.
19. GEE!
David ,   New York, NY   (12.13.12)
"Mommy and daddy said it would be OK! " I guess not...Good job!
20. his own fault but what she feels?
israeli ,   israel   (12.13.12)
21. Very good work...
Beary White ,   Norway   (12.12.12)
...that pals obvious had the potential of a terrorist. I bless the female soldier who transported him before he ended his terror-training and start killing for real.
22. #14 - the problem with the Darwin award is....
William ,   Israel   (12.13.12)
the winners are never around to collect it.
23. If anything, I have extreme disdain for the parents
William ,   Israel   (12.13.12)
What the hell are they teaching their kid?? That violence is acceptable (which seems to permeate their entire society) and that targeting armed Israeli troops is OK? Their own racist violent opinions have been transferred to their innocent child and got him killed. Nothing is more irresponsible than that in today's world. On a different note - these "palestinians" must feel pretty safe around the IDF if they think brandishing a gun, even a toy one, is OK. They complain that the IDF target civilians but that never seems to keep civilians from confronting the IDF, even if just to joy-ride on the back of APCs as they ride through Nablus.
24. thank you
yisrael ,   boston   (12.13.12)
thank and bless this girl she did the right thing in the right time kol kavod to her ,,,,
25. Duh!!!
Malone ,   Hfx   (12.13.12)
26. She deserves a heroines award and a promotion.
Bunnie Meyer ,   Los Angeles, CA USA   (12.13.12)
27. To: Stuart at No. 9
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (12.13.12)
No, in the United States we call similar such incidents "brain deficient." Or "brain nonexistent." Take your pick.
28. "Youth"?
Arieh ,   Montreal, Canada   (12.13.12)
He was 17! When you talk about a "youth" with a toy gun that conjures an image of an 8-year old. The Israeli press shouldn't use the language "tricks" of the anti-Israel biased world press.
29. Dry run perhaps?
BH ,   Iowa   (12.13.12)
If it was a Pallywood setup there would have been video worldwide within minutes. Either it was a dry run for a terror attack or a very foolish stupid kid. Excellent work by the IDF soldier.
30. The police acted appropriately
Chaim Ben Kahan ,   Efrat, Israel   (12.13.12)
It's a tragedy, but what did the guy think would happen?
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