Israel pulled all its troops out of southern Lebanon, ending a 22-year military presence there. All Israel Defense Force and South Lebanon Army outposts were evacuated and many were blown up. No Israeli soldiers were hurt, despite fire from Hezbollah at different stages of the operation.
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