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Military conflict between Israel and the [[Hezbollah]] broke out in July–August 2006, when on 12 July, Hezbollah launched a [[Zar'it-Shtula incident|cross-border raid]] into Israel, in which 10 Israeli soldiers were killed, and two of their bodies were captured to be used to bargain for the release of [[Lebanese prisoners in Israel]]. Israel responded with an aerial and maritime blockade, and a massive bombing campaign and ground invasion of Lebanon. During the war, numerous foreign nationals visiting Lebanon were caught in the conflict. One Indian citizen was killed and three wounded on July 21 in an Israeli bombing attack.<ref>http://www.tribuneindia.com/2006/20060722/main5.htm</ref>
 
Military conflict between Israel and the [[Hezbollah]] broke out in July–August 2006, when on 12 July, Hezbollah launched a [[Zar'it-Shtula incident|cross-border raid]] into Israel, in which 10 Israeli soldiers were killed, and two of their bodies were captured to be used to bargain for the release of [[Lebanese prisoners in Israel]]. Israel responded with an aerial and maritime blockade, and a massive bombing campaign and ground invasion of Lebanon. During the war, numerous foreign nationals visiting Lebanon were caught in the conflict. One Indian citizen was killed and three wounded on July 21 in an Israeli bombing attack.<ref>http://www.tribuneindia.com/2006/20060722/main5.htm</ref>
   
The Government of India asked the [[Indian Armed Forces]] to help evacuate its citizens at risk from the conflict zone. Of the over 10,000 Indian nationals in Lebanon, almost 2,000 were at risk. Neighboring Sri Lanka and Nepal, which lacked military resources, also requested the Indian government to help evacuate their citizens. Altogether, over 2,200 nationals of these countries were caught in the conflict zone.
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The [[Government of India]] asked the [[Indian Armed Forces]] to help evacuate its citizens at risk from the conflict zone. Of the over 10,000 Indian nationals in Lebanon, almost 2,000 were at risk. Neighboring Sri Lanka and Nepal, which lacked military resources, also requested the Indian government to help evacuate their citizens. Altogether, over 2,200 nationals of these countries were caught in the conflict zone.
   
 
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