88 (cont) 9. -When shooting toward or over friendly troops, the friendly troops should not be more than 100m from the weapon and in all cases at a shorter distance than that of the target. -When shooting over friendly troops, the trajectory should pass 5m or more over the troops so the same are not found at a “dead angle”. -When shooting toward friendly troops the line of the shot should pass beyond two fist widths (measured with the shooters arm extended), to the left or to the right of the closest soldiers. Shooting with blank cartridges is prohibited at distances of less than 30m.