1 killed, 4 wounded in Lebanon strikes

Friday, July 28, 2006 |  by Staff Writer
Israeli warplanes renewed attacks on suspected Hizballah targets in southern Lebanon on Friday, killing at least one person and wounding four others, Lebanese security officials said.

Air Force jets fired missiles at a three-story building housing a construction company believed to be owned by a Hizballah activist.

Army Radio reported that the Israel Defense Forces had decided to deploy batteries of Arrow and Patriot missiles in the central coast region. Meanwhile, IDF forces continued to search for weapons and terrorist infrastructure in the region of Bint Jbeil.

Five Hizballah operatives were killed during clashes. No Israeli soldiers were reported wounded. The Israel Air Force targeted 130 suspected Hizballah bases overnight. The Air Force also targeted six Hizballah communication centers and six rocket launchers.

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