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Diary of the April 96 Aggression - April 22

Diary of the April 96 Aggression - April 22
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Day Twelve of April 1996 Aggressions

Local Editor

Today Lebanon was in mourning for the souls of the martyrs that perished in the Zionist massacres.

Meanwhile, enemy attacks were stepped up at dawn by seven raids on Sultanieh town. Warplanes struck the town's drinking water supply tank, which feeds dozens of villages in both the East and West regional sectors.

Fawwar Bridge, linking Halousiyah and Bediyas was hit by four raids that completely destroyed it.

Off the Al Zahrani shores, enemy battleships resumed heavy shelling of the Awali area coastal road wounding six people. A civilian vehicle was directly hit in the shelling of al-Zahrani-Adloun Road, its owner was martyred and an army recruit was wounded.

A UNIFIL Force convoy delivering food to the people of Kafra and surrounding villages was surrounded with "Israeli" firepower of raids and artillery shelling and prevented from moving for several hours.

At 3 P.M., warplanes conducted raids lasting 1.5 hours, at a rate of 1 raid every 7 minutes.
These raids targeted humanitarian centers of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command in the Na'ameh Hills, dropping nearly 30 rockets in the operation.