Practice Relating to Rule 109. Search for, Collection and Evacuation of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked
Zimbabwe’s Code of Conduct for Combatants (1993), under the heading “Wounded enemies in the field”, states: “Collect them.”
Under the heading “Wounded, sick and shipwrecked enemies at sea”, the Code of Conduct further states: “Search for them and collect them after every engagement.”
The Report on the Practice of Zimbabwe states: “Zimbabwe seems to regard as customary, the rules of international practice codified in the Geneva Conventions as regards the search for … the wounded”.