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Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Update on Hezbollah and UN human shields

Every day, Hezbollah fires rockets from near UNIFIL positions, as they try to avoid Israeli retaliation, or try to get Israel to fire on UN forces.

These are hardly ever reported.

Here are excerpts from the most recent five UNIFIL daily reports:

8/5:
There was one incident of Hezbollah firing rockets from the vicinity of the UN position in the general area of Tibnin.
8/6:
Three members of the Chinese contingent with UNIFIL were lightly wounded this morning, when one mortar round from the Hezbollah side, according to UNIFIL’s preliminary reports, impacted inside the Headquarters of the Chinese contingent in the area of Hinniyah in the western sector.

There were three incidents of Hezbollah firing rockets from the vicinity of UNIFIL positions in the general area of Tibnin, At Tiri and Bayt Yahun.
8/7:
There were two incidents of firing close to a UNIFIL position by Hezbollah in the area of Hula. In another incident yesterday, two missiles from an unknown source impacted in the vicinity of a UNIFIL logistic convoy in El
Addaisseh. This morning, Hezbollah fired rockets from the vicinity of the UN position in Tibnin, and the IAF carried out air strikes on the areas from which the fire originated. There were no injuries or damage to UNIFIL property.
8/8:
There were two incidents of firing from the Israeli side close to a UNIFIL position in the area of El Meri, and one incident of firing close to a UNIFIL position by Hezbollah in the area of Hula yesterday. In another incident yesterday, one rocket missiles from an unknown source impacted in the vicinity of a UNIFIL position in the area of Hinniyah. This morning, Hezbollah fired rockets from the vicinity of the UN position in Tibnin, and the IAF carried out air strikes on the areas from which the fire originated.
8/9:
Hezbollah fired rockets from the vicinity of UN positions in At Tiri and Tibnin.