The Canadians embassy is slowly winding down the evacuation of its nationals out of Beirut, on July 27, 2006. There are about 50 thousands Lebanese with Canadian citizenship and about one third of those have chosen to evacuate since the conflict between Hezbollah and Israel began on July 12. Over 400 Lebanese, mostly civilians, have died since the conflict began on Wednesday 12 July, after Hezbollah guerrillas kidnapped two Israeli soldiers and killed 7 others. (UPI Photo)

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The Canadians embassy is slowly winding down the evacuation of its nationals out of Beirut, on July 27, 2006. There are about 50 thousands Lebanese with Canadian citizenship and about one third of those have chosen to evacuate since the conflict between Hezbollah and Israel began on July 12. Over 400 Lebanese, mostly civilians, have died since the conflict began on Wednesday 12 July, after Hezbollah guerrillas kidnapped two Israeli soldiers and killed 7 others. (UPI Photo)
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