TEL AVIV (Jul. 15)
Two soldiers of the Israel-backed South Lebanon Army (SLA) and eight Lebanese civilians were killed today in a new suicide car-bomb attack at the perimeter of the south Lebanon security zone near Marjayoun.
The inspection point where the attack occurred has been closed for the past week because of two earlier car bombings which caused fatalities to SLA soldiers and Lebanese civilians. Two Israeli soldiers were wounded in the earlier attacks.
Eye-witnesses to today’s bombing said the vehicle used was a Peugot-504, a make and model frequently used by suicide bombers. It bore the emblem of the International Red Cross. The driver was killed instantly in the blast.