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Friday, August 11, 2006

Hezbollah keeps hitting UN positions. No international outcry.

From the UN yesterday:
Four mortar rounds from the Hezbollah side impacted directly inside a UNIFIL position in the area of Deir Mimess yesterday evening, causing extensive material damage, and destroying a fuel storage tank, but with no casualties. ... There was one incident of firing from the Hezbollah side close to a UNIFIL position in the area of Hula. Hezbollah also fired rockets from the vicinity of UN positions in Labouneh, Tibnin and At Tiri.
Today:
One Katyusha rocket from the Hezbollah side impacted directly inside the UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura yesterday evening, causing extensive material damage, and lightly wounding one French soldier. One artillery round from an unknown source impacted 10 meters from a UNIFIL position in the area of Hula last night. Hezbollah fired small arms at a UNIFIL APC moving on the coastal road some 5km north of Naqoura this morning, causing some damage on the vehicle, but no injuries. Hezbollah also fired from the vicinity of UN positions in Labouneh, Tibnin, Brashit and Haris.