List of Israeli Clashes in Lebanon
JERUSALEM (AP) _ Following is a list of recent incidents involving Israeli forces in Lebanon:
Oct. 21 - Israeli soldiers and allied Lebanese militiamen pursued and attacked a Lebanese guerrilla squad spotted inside Israel’s buffer zone in south Lebanon. The militiamen caught up with them outside the zone and killed four of them, the army said.
Oct. 24 - Israeli jets bombed a guerrilla position near Rachadiya in south Lebanon from which Katyusha rockets were fired into Israel and the buffer zone, the army said. On the same day, it said, Israeli troops swept north of the buffer zone and killed two guerrillas in a raid on a base of the Lebanese Shiite Moslem militia Hezbollah, or Party of God, at the village of Hunah, 15 miles north of the border.
Nov. 9 - Israeli tanks, paratroopers and infantry attacked three Hezbollah bases west of Jezzine. The raid came a day after Israel said it would protect the Christians of Jezzine, which is outside the Israeli-controlled zone. No casualties were reported.
Nov. 20 - An Israeli officer and four Palestinians were killed when a patrol ambushed a guerrilla squad near Ain Atta, north of the buffer zone in Lebanon. Police in Lebanon said the squad was from the Palestine Popular Struggle Front, a Libyan-backed PLO faction.
Nov. 24 - An Israeli navy vessel killed five armed guerrillas in a dinghy off the Lebanese coast as they headed to a raid on Israel, the army said. A Syrian-backed PLO faction, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine- General Command, said it sent the dinghy.
Nov. 25 - A Lebanese woman strapped with explosives blew herself up as she approached an Israeli army patrol near the Beaufort Crusader castle in south Lebanon, the army said. It said two Israeli soldiers were slightly wounded. A Lebanese faction, the Syrian Socialist Nationalist Party, said the woman was one of its members.
Nov. 27 - Five Israeli soldiers and at least two Palestinian guerrillas were killed in a clash near Shebaa, on the edge of the eastern sector of the buffer zone, the army said. It said the guerrillas belonged to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a PLO faction led by George Habash.