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Day 17 of the Mideast Conflict

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An Israeli soldier runs to the scene of a Katyusha rocket attack in a residential neighborhood in Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel. The adjacent multi-story apartment complex was damaged and a few residents were treated for minor injuries and trauma. Around 30 rockets were reported to have landed in Kiryat Shmona today. (Damon Winter / LAT)
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An Israeli soldier and onlookers inspect the remains of a Katyusha rocket that landed in the sidewalk of a residential neighborhood in Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel. (Damon Winter / LAT)
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Residents of an apartment building in Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel look out and the damage from a Katyusha rocket attack. The three-story apartment complex was sustained minor and a few residents were treated for minor injuries and trauma. Around 30 rockets were reported to have landed in Kiryat Shmona today. (Damon Winter / LAT)
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Kati Martziano, 31, center, waits with family members in the stairwell in the bomb shelter at their apartment building in Kiryat. (Damon Winter / LAT)
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Israeli soldiers return in the early morning from overnight operations in and around Bint Jbail, a hotly contested Hezbollah stronghold about 5 kilometers inside southern Lebanon. Around 150 soldiers left the battleground this morning. (Damon Winter / LAT)
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A taxi driver spray paints an AU flag to signal Israeli jets as they prepare to join a convoy of nearly 60 press vehicles preparing to follow Red Cross vans to Remeish, Lebanon, a small coastal village near the Israeli border. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
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Refugee children play soccer with a water bottle as they wait to be evacuated from the Rest House Hotel in Tyre, Lebanon. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
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Less than two miles from where the battle rages In the hills south of Tyre, a few families remain despite the danger. Five-year-old Ali Hamid and his family watch as anti-aircraft weaponry is fired. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
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