It’s all fun and games for them.
A new report has revealed that young women serving in the Israeli army kill the besieged people of Gaza by remote-controlled weapons like video games.
Turkish daily Haber Turk website reported on Friday the female soldiers aged from 18 to 20-year-old operate the weapons to kill Palestinian civilians on the Gaza Strip border.
According to the report, the women soldiers, located far away in an operations room, press a single key with a PlayStation-style joystick to kill those Gaza residents who allegedly breach the border.
The Israeli military calls the operation, "Spot and Shoot," British writer and freelance journalist Jonathan Cook wrote in an article in his website on July 13.
The female soldiers are responsible for aiming and firing machine-guns mounted on watch-towers few hundred meters along an electronic fence that surrounds Gaza.
The system is one of the latest "remote killing" devices developed by Israel's Rafael armaments company, according to the article.
Rafael's Vice President Giora Katz said that remote-controlled military hardware such as Spot and Shoot is the face of the future.
He expects that within a decade at least a third of the machines used by the Israeli army to control land, air and sea will be unmanned.
The Spot and Shoot system -- officially known as Sentry Tech -- has mostly attracted attention in Israel because it is operated only by young female soldiers, making it Israeli army's women-only killing machine.
Female soldiers are reportedly preferred to operate remote killing devices because of a shortage of male recruits to Israel's combat units.