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Conflict Incident Report

Three separate Israeli air strikes in Burj al-Shamali, Rweiss and Britel kill 51 people

Associated Timeline/Case: 
New Wars, No Peace | January, 2006 to December, 2008
Date of incident: 
August 13, 2006
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Israeli army

On August 13, 2006: - In Burj al-Shamali, South Lebanon, two women and three children were killed in an air strike. - In Rweiss, in Beirut’s southern suburbs, 36 civilians (and four Hezbollah members) were killed by an Israeli air strike on a complex of 8 to 10 buildings. - In Britel, in the Beqaa, 6 civilians were killed and 18 wounded by a single missile from an Israeli warplane that destroyed a two-storey house.

Primary category: 
Air Strike