Citizens gather around a crater after
Israeli airstrikes targeted the main
Mar Mikhail crossroad in southern Beirut,
Lebanon, Friday, 7/14/06.
Israel tightened its seal on Lebanon, blasting
its air and road links
to the outside world, and brought its offensive to the
the first time Friday, aiming to punish Hezbollah and with it,
country for the capture of two Israeli soldiers.
(AP Photo/Pierre Bou Karam) 7/14/06