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August 18, 2006
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Israeli fatalities in Lebanon included a disproportionately high number of settlers and kibbutz members, a military study found. According to the study published Thursday, 42 percent of the 116 soldiers killed in the war on Hezbollah were from kibbutzim, moshavim or West Bank settlements, even though these communities constitute only 11 percent of Israel’s general population.

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