Originally Posted by 1stMarine
Not always practical to carry high explosives plus there may be hostages or non combatants behind the door that you just blew up. That doesn't look too good on the news.
If I am busting into a home everyone there is a hostile until they are either A: DEAD or B: More DEAD.
Then again if I seen someone shooting at me out of a house I would be more apt to call in an air strike than clear it by hand. Clearing by bombing is much more effective in my eyes.