Paratroopers replace reservists in western Lebanon

Paratroopers fulfilling their compulsory service replaced on Wednesday reserve soldiers in the western sector of Lebanon. The paratroopers will remain in place until the international force arrives, Israel Radio reported. The last reserve units are expected to leave Lebanon by Thursday and all IDF troops are expected to be out within ten days. All the bodies of soldiers killed have been evacuated back to Israel and wounded were being evacuated.