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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli air raids and sea attack on South Lebanon

Associated Timeline/Case: 
An Untenable Truce | January, 1977 to December, 1982
Date of incident: 
November 9, 1977 to November 11, 1977
Death toll: 

Meanwhile, the Israel military sustained its deadly air raids, leading to a full-fledged military operation. Between November 9 and 11, 1977, in response to rockets launched from South Lebanon, the Israeli Army carried out an air and sea attack of the Lebanese coast, in particular Sour, and destroyed the village of Azziyeh. It also heavily bombed the town of Nabatieh and the villages of Yarin and Khiyam. More than 100 civilians were killed.

Primary category: 
Air Strike