The concept of friendly fire
is similar in many respects to the accidental killing of civilians, but such accidental killings appear to be treated differently and are often referred to as "civilian casualties" or by more sterile terms like "collateral damage.
Recollections differ on how soon and how readily the US high command acknowledged that friendly fire
had felled the highest-ranking American to be killed in all of World War II--indeed, the highest-ranking US Army officer ever to be killed on the front lines.
When young bodies are blown to pieces beyond recognition, what comfort and succour it must be to the families to know that it was only friendly fire
that mutilated your son, husband, father.
Five British soldiers have been killed by friendly fire
since the war on Iraq began on March 20.
Lieutenant Rob Driscoll, spokesman for the Royal Marines Logistics Regiment, said: "The Americans have made massive strides to avoid friendly fire
A study in mice now points to a fragment of the insulin protein itself as the target that draws friendly fire
from immune-system warriors called CD8 T cells, researchers report in the September NATURE MEDICINE.
It looked like we were clearly going to drop back into Vietnam mourning, but suddenly we were out of the body bag simply because it was announced that these first losses were victims of friendly fire
Forces are one step closer to reducing the chance of friendly fire
incidents with the deployment of the BAE Systems' Combat Identification Server (CID Server) to Afghanistan.
There was not any friendly fire
then (all hostile from victims point of view).
An MoD spokesman said the death was being investigated as a "suspected friendly fire
A Ministry of Defence spokesman said the death was being investigated as a "suspected friendly fire
KABUL (PAN): An ANA patrol was caught in friendly fire
by ISAF troops in Pech district in the eastern Kunar province, ISAF said Sunday.