Wednesday, July 26, 2006

UNIFIL: Hizbullah Used Observers As Human Shields

According to a UNIFIL press release, Hizbullah has been using UN observation posts and their staff as human shields:
Another UN position of the Ghanaian battalion in the area of Marwahin in the western sector was also directly hit by one mortar round from the Hezbollah side last night. The round did not explode, and there were no casualties or material damage. Another 5 incidents of firing close to UN positions from the Israeli side were reported yesterday. It was also reported that Hezbollah fired from the vicinity of four UN positions at Alma ash Shab, Tibnin, Brashit, and At Tiri. All UNIFIL positions remain occupied and maintained by the troops.
(via lgf)
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