Israeli Troops, Hezbollah Guerrillas Locked in Fierce Fighting

An Israeli tank crosses into southern Lebanon from northern Israel Tuesday, August 1, 2006
An Israeli tank crosses into southern Lebanon from northern Israel Tuesday, August 1, 2006

VOA.com

Israel’s security cabinet has approved an expansion of ground operations in southern Lebanon. Israeli troops say they have killed at least 20 Hezbollah militants in heavy fighting during the past 48-hours.

Israeli ground troops are carrying out a series of offensive operations inside Lebanon, attacking villages and towns across the region. They are encountering heavy resistance from Hezbollah militants. Described as on and off again clashes, Israeli newspapers report the operations are designed to push Hezbollah militants six to seven kilometers back from the Israeli border. …[Read more]


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Posted on August 1, 2006, in News and politics. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. It’s about time Isreal woke up to reality and started to use it’s mighty military to defend it’s country from the unending attack upon it’s country and people. For years and years, they have had to endure attacks from bordering terrorists. The only way to settle it, is to kill many many terrorists. And if they hide among innocent civilians, there is nothing that can be done to prevent their harm. We do not allow murderers and bank robbers to run free to continue their terror in this country, even if they abduct innocent bystanders. We use force to stop them. And if they shoot at the police, they are killed on the spot. It’s called self-defense, in case the liberals don’t understand.

  2. I concur, Tony.

    Hezbollah joys in each and every civilian casualty because it furthers their political interests and ideology…make Israel out to be the bad guy…recruit more Israeli haters willing to kill Jews and die in the process (jihad)…gain prestige & political clout in the Arab world as the only Arab/Muslim force that has ever effectively stood up against the mighty IDF…and hopefully gain political control of Lebanon.

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