military target

military target

[′mil·i‚ter·ē ′tär·gət]
(ordnance)
Any industrial plant, city, or other object, or any person, group of persons, or force marked as a target for destruction, damage, injury, or capture because of its direct or indirect use in the conduct or support of an enemy's military endeavor.
In restricted usage, a military person, force, installation, or area marked as a target because of its use, or potential use, in direct military operations.
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After assessing gathered evidence, JIAT found that based on intelligence information that large gathering of Huthi militia were present, In Zayed Tourist Park on (Jabal Sabr) in (Taiz) governorate, which is considered a legitimate military target whose destruction is a military advantage, and thus the legal protection of civilian objects has been lost due to the use of (Zayed Park) by the armed militia of Houthi to support the war effort.
The forces then targeted the warehouses inside the complex- a legitimate military target," Al-Mansour added.
According to the local population, there was no military target in the area at the time of the attack.
The Israeli Air Force struck a military target in Syria in response to mortar fire which landed in the Golan Heights in the north.
Turning to Yemen, Raad underlined that Saudi Arabia had no military target to bomb in the war-torn country, noting that the Kingdom is only targeting civilians.
The monitor came out with a report on Yemen last week that said Saudi Arabia has been violating international law with its air campaign, striking civilian casualties in areas that showed "no evident military target.
In the absence of specific information about the effective contribution a given house made to military action and the clear advantage gained by destroying it, the fact that a Hamas or Islamic Jihad military branch operative lived in it, is insufficient grounds to make the house a legitimate military target.
Summary: When a barrel bomb strikes the ground in Aleppo one of the few certainties is that a military target won't be in the vicinity, according to a report issued Monday by Human Rights Watch.
ISRAEL has carried out a rare air strike on a military target inside Syria, foreign officials and Syrian state TV said yesterday, amid fears that President Bashar Assad's regime is providing weapons to the Islamic militant group Hezbollah.
The laws of war also prohibit attacks that strike military targets and civilians indiscriminately, such as those that are not directedat a specific military target.
He told parliament Syria was a "clear and present threat" and any "military element" approaching the Turkish border from Syria would be treated as a threat and a military target.
Minnawi troops are designed as military target by the Sudanese government since last year and they clash regularly with the Sudanese army which accuses Juba of supporting him.

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