1997 Photo Contest, Spot News, 1st prize

Karim Daher


18 April, 1996

Ibrahim Alayan is pulled from the rubble of his home in Nabatiyet north of Tyre, which was hit by a missile.

For 16 days, Israel pounded Lebanon targeting the Hezballah movement using artillery, missiles, F-16 jets, and helicopter gunships. Some 160 Lebanese civilians lost their lives before US-guided diplomacy silenced the guns.

About the photographer

Karim Daher

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