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Conflict Incident Report

Two Lebanese Red Cross ambulances struck by missiles

Associated Timeline/Case: 
New Wars, No Peace | January, 2006 to December, 2008
Date of incident: 
July 23, 2006
Number of Injured: 

In Qana, South Lebanon, two clearly marked Lebanese Red Cross ambulances were struck by missiles fired by an Israeli drone, wounding all six workers and three civilians, including one child. Two of the civilians suffered permanent disability as a result. This happened as workers were transferring patients from one ambulance to the other.

Primary category: 
Air Strike