Lebanese-American families wait to be evacuated in Awkar, north Beirut

 
Lebanese-American families wait to be evacuated in Awkar, north Beirut
Lebanese-American families wait to be evacuated by U.S. Marine helicopters at the U.S embassy in Awkar, north Beirut, July 20, 2006. Hizbollah fought fierce battles with Israeli troops on the Lebanese border on Thursday, as thousands more foreigners fled the nine-day-old war in Lebanon, including 1,000 Americans evacuated by U.S. Marines. REUTERS/George Abdallah (LEBANON)