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Ten die as Israel hits vehicles
by BBC (reposted)
Monday Jul 17th, 2006 8:22 AM
At least 10 Lebanese have died in an Israeli attack on their vehicles in the south of the country, sources say.
Reports suggest they were crossing a bridge when the missiles hit. Seventeen people died elsewhere in Lebanon on the sixth day of Israeli bombardment.

In Israel, two people were hurt in a new rocket attack on the city of Haifa, where eight people died on Sunday.

UN chief Kofi Annan and UK PM Tony Blair have called for an international force to be sent to Lebanon.

The force could "stop the bombardment coming over into Israel and therefore gives Israel a reason to stop its attacks on Hezbollah", Mr Blair said.

Lebanese guerrillas have been firing hundreds of missiles into Israel.

On Monday, Lebanese TV showed footage of what it said was an Israeli F-16 fighter aircraft falling from the sky over Beirut in flames. Israel said none of its aircraft had been shot down.

International action

Mr Annan's call for an international force suggested a "package of actions, not exhortations" that would require parties to release prisoners, stop both rocket attacks into Israel and retaliatory action and "pursue this idea of a stabilisation force".

by IDF Watch
Monday Jul 17th, 2006 1:40 PM
Israel warns people in south Lebanon not to stay in the area and, then, when they leave, it targets their vehicles - a Perfect Catch-22, compliments of "The Most Moral Army" in the world.