94 Israelis killed in Hizbullah war

Hizbullah is believed to still have 10,000 short-range and 100 long range-rockets.

August 7, 2006 01:07


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Since hostilities broke out on July 12, and as of Sunday night, 94 Israelis - 58 soldiers and 36 civilians - had been killed, and 497 civilians had been killed in Lebanon, according to authorities. Some 400 Hizbullah gunmen have been killed, according to the IDF. Some 2,100 rockets were fired at Israel; 230 was the highest daily toll and 90 kilometers was the deepest point Hizbullah's rockets reached, landing near Hadera on Friday. Some 8,700 sorties have been flown by the IAF over Lebanon and 4,600 targets attacked, including 1,180 headquarters and buildings belonging to Hizbullah, 60 bunkers, 70 weapons storehouses, 30 Hizbullah infrastructure targets, 250 rocket launchers, 320 suspicious vehicles believed to be carrying rockets or gunmen, 180 bridges and 1,200 launch sites and roads leading to launch sites. Some 10,000 soldiers - eight brigades - are operating in southern Lebanon, and there have been 20 special covert IDF operations in Lebanon. Hizbullah is believed to still have 10,000 short-range and 100 long range-rockets. (Some of these figures are estimates or have been rounded up.)

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