Practice Relating to Rule 12. Definition of Indiscriminate Attacks
Section C. Attacks whose effects cannot be limited as required by international humanitarian law
Israel’s Manual on the Laws of War (1998) states: “In any attack it is imperative to verify that the attack will not employ means of warfare whose impact cannot be controlled.”
Israel’s Manual on the Rules of Warfare (2006) states:
In any attack, it is a duty to ensure that:
- The attack will not activate resources whose effects are uncontrollable.
The Manual on the Rules of Warfare (2006) is a second edition of the Manual on the Laws of War (1998).