Sunday, August 06, 2006

Robert Fisk on Lebanon

From the August 3 Independent

"The Israelis claimed that helicopter-borne soldiers had seized senior Hizbollah leaders although one of them turned out to be a local Baalbek grocer. In a village near the city, Israeli air strikes killed the local mayor's son and brother and five children in their family....

..... The obscene score-card for death in this latest war now stands as follows: 508 Lebanese civilians, 46 Hizbollah guerrillas, 26 Lebanese soldiers, 36 Israeli soldiers and 19 Israeli civilians." - Robert Fisk

2 comments:

azahar said...

It's obscene - there is no other word for it.

Mudhooks said...

Completely!