And the collateral damage, even when the kassams fall in an empty field, is tremendous.
The collateral damage from the conflict galvanized a number of nations to throw their support behind a ban on cluster bombs.
Their secrets are deadly, and they lead to collateral damage of a very real kind.
unintentional harm to persons or property as the result of military action
by 1873 in legal cases; in modern use, generally a euphemism for "the coincidental killing of civilians," U.S. coinage, c.1968, at first generally with reference to nuclear weapons.