The war in numbers

8,700 Air Force sorties, 4,600 targets attacked, 20 special covert IDF operations in Lebanon and more.

By AP
August 6, 2006 11:37
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Since hostilities broke out in northern Israel and Lebanon 26 days ago, 89 Israelis have been killed including: 46 soldiers and 43 civilians 497 civilians were killed in Lebanon, according to authorities. 400 Hizbullah guerillas were killed, according to the IDF. 2,100 rockets fired at Israel 220 was the highest daily toll of rockets fired at Israel 90 kilometers was the deepest point Hizbullah's rockets reached, landing near Hadera. Tens of thousands of tiny metal balls inside Syrian made 302 mm rockets. 8,700 sorties were flown by the IAF over Lebanon 4,600 targets were attacked by the IAF including: 260 headquarters and buildings belonging to Hizbullah 60 bunkers 70 weapons warehouses 30 Hizbullah infrastructure targets 90 Rocket launchers 100 suspicious vehicles believed to be carrying rockets or guerillas 50 bridges 1,200 launch sites and roads leading to launch sites 10,000 soldiers are operating in southern Lebanon 8 brigades are operating in southern Lebanon 20 special covert IDF operations in Lebanon 10,000 short range rockets still believed to be in the possession of HIzbullah. 100 long range rockets still believed to be in the possession of Hizbullah. Some of the figures represent estimates or had been rounded up.


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