Two Paratroopers killed Tuesday night in Lebanon

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 9, 2006 04:24

Two IDF soldiers were killed in an operation in south Lebanon on Tuesday night, the IDF released for publication early Wednesday. The soldiers belonged to a force from the Paratroopers Brigade operating inside south Lebanon. One soldier was seriously wounded when the force came under heavy fire from a group Hizbullah guerrillas. The second soldier was hit during the evacuation of the first when Hizbullah forces fired at the rescue squad. A third soldier was lightly wounded in the second gun battle.


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