Practice Relating to Rule 1. The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
Section B. Attacks against combatants
Spain’s LOAC Manual (1996) states that the armed forces of the enemy are considered a legitimate target of attack.
Spain’s LOAC Manual (2007) states: “Attacks must be strictly limited to military objectives.”
The manual further states: “Combatants may only fight other combatants.”