Lebanese police say Israel carried out overnight air strikes in the north, east, and center of Lebanon. Israel says it also launched air strikes against the house of a Hizballah guerrilla at a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon early today.
Lebanese police say at least two people were killed and 15 wounded at the camp of Ein el-Hilweh near the port city of Sidon.
In the Bekka Valley town of Mashghara, an air raid struck a building where a Hizballah official lived, killing at least five people.
(compiled from agency reports)
CLASH OF ARMS: Since mid-July, Israel has been battling Hizballah guerrillas in southern Lebanon and carrying out punishing air strikes throughout the country. International efforts to broker a cease-fire have met with one obstacle after another, as civilian casualties mount and a humanitarian crisis unfolds. Since Hizballah is closely supported by Syria and Iran, the conflict threatens constantly to develop into a regional conflagration.... (more)