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Thursday, July 13, 2006

ISRAEL UPDATE:
In northern Israel, 90 civilians injured, one killed, by dozens of Hizballah rockets against towns and communities within a 20-km radius from the border Thursday. The entire region placed on a war footing

All residents, as far south as Carmiel, Safed, Rosh Pinah and Hatzor ordered to stay in bombs shelters for the second day. A volley of 7 rockets injured 19 civilians in Safed, three seriously, landing on a shopping center, outside City Hall and on a school and causing extensive damage to ancient Galilee town.

Earlier, two Hizballah rocket barrages landed in Nahariya on the western coast, killing a women in her home, injuring eight people. The resort town’s high street, Gaaton Boulevard, took direct hits. Twenty rockets struck the Israeli Air Force intelligence surveillance center on Mt. Meron since early Thursday. No casualties.

The main highways from Acre, Safed and Rosh Pinah heading north are closed to civilian traffic. Also targeted for Hizballah rocket attack: Kiryat Shemona, Rosh Pinah, Mishmar Hayarden, Mahanayim airfield, Kibbutz Kfar Hanassi., Hagoshrim, Majd al-Krum. Some of these locations have never before come under attack.

The Nahariya regional hospital has moved its wards to underground, bombproof facilities. The train service to the town is suspended. Summer schools and camps, also shops, are closed across northern Israel. The education ministry has cancelled all summer school trips to the affected region. Summer schools and camps, also shops, are closed. The education ministry has cancelled school trips to the north.

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