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Report blames Israel for Lebanon war civilian deaths

September 6, 2007

By Dan Williams 

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Indiscriminate Israeli shelling caused most of the Lebanese civilian deaths in last year’s war, the Human Rights Watch organization said on Thursday.

The findings, in a new report by the New York-based group, challenged Israel‘s argument that Hezbollah guerrillas were to blame for fighting within Lebanese towns and villages during the 34-day conflict in July and August 2006.

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