Mideast Casualties at a Glance

By The Associated Press
The Associated Press
Tuesday, July 18, 2006; 1:32 PM

-- More than 250 people have been reported killed in Lebanon and Israel since fighting broke out July 12 between Israel forces and Hezbollah guerrillas.

IN LEBANON:

At least 227 people have been killed and more than 450 wounded, according to figures reported by the Lebanese national police and the military. Among the dead are 20 Lebanese army soldiers and two Hezbollah guerrillas.

Among the civilian deaths are 8 Canadians, 2 Kuwaiti nationals, 1 Iraqi, 1 Sri Lankan, 1 Jordanian, police have reported.

Latest deaths:

_ 11 Lebanese army soldiers in a strike on their base in Kfar Chima, south of Beirut.

_ Five civilians killed in a collapsed house during strike on Aitaroun in south Lebanon.

_ One Jordan killed when missiles hit trucks near Zahleh in the mountains above the eastern Bekaa Valley.

IN ISRAEL:

25 Israelis have been killed, among them 8 soldiers, according to authorities there. Nine soldiers have been wounded, and 326 civilians.

Latest deaths:

_ Hezbollah rocket fire killed an Israeli in northern town of Nahariya.


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