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Red Cross seeks to supply deportees

MARJ ZOHOUR - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) wants to supply Palestinian deportees stranded between the Israeli and Lebanese frontlines through Israel's 'security zone' in south Lebanon, an ICRC official said yesterday, Reuter reports.

Israel expelled the more than 400 Palestinians last Thursday, and says they are no longer its responsibility. Lebanon, saying Israel should take them back, refuses to take them in and is preventing food and water reaching their tented encampment.