Practice Relating to Rule 15. The Principle of Precautions in Attack
Section B. Avoidance or minimization of incidental damage
In 2011, in its comments on the concluding observations of the Human Rights Council concerning Somalia’s report, Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government stated:
The Government is committed to issuing clear and public orders and taking all necessary measures to prevent civilian casualties and ensure compliance with IHL including … the imperative to take the necessary precautionary measures to avoid or minimize incidental civilian casualties and damage to their property.