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The fighting between Hezbollah and Israel in summer 2006 brought widespread destruction to Lebanon.

The capture of two Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah on 12 July triggered a devastating response from Israel.

Attacks by air, land and sea targeted Lebanese cities, roads and infrastructure, killing about 1,100 civilians and forcing up to 900,000 from their homes.

Hezbollah responded with rocket attacks on northern Israel, killing at least 43 civilians.

A UN-brokered ceasefire came into force on 14 August with Israeli troops still in position in south Lebanon.

Map showing Hezbollah and Israeli strikes during the summer 2006 conflict

Map of attacks by Hezbollah and Israel from 12 July to 14 August


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