2006 War victims to sue N. Korea

Posted: April 10, 2009 by Jonathan Boyko in Hezbollah, Israel, Lebanon, US, War

A building in Haifa, damaged during the 2006 Second Lebanon War

A building in Haifa, damaged during the 2006 Second Lebanon War

Several US nationals, injured during Hizb Allah’s attacks on Israel, are suing North Korean government for aiding Hizb Allah, by training officials – including Hassan Nasrallah – and building complex bunker network under towns and villages, which Hizb Allah operatives used to store weapons and hide from IDF forces:

These underground bunkers, the lawsuit stated, allowed Hizbullah to launch hundreds of rockets toward northern Israel even as Israeli warplanes sought to bomb the launchers.

Fourty-three Israeli civilians were killed and more than 4,000 others were injured during the war.

The statement of claim cites a May 8, 2008 Congressional memorandum prepared for the US House Foreign Affairs Committee which describes one of the North Korean-built facilities as “a 25 kilometer underground tunnel that Hizbullah used to move troops.

“Hizbullah’s underground facilities significantly improved Hizbullah’s ability to fight the Israelis during the 2006 Israel-Lebanon war,” the memo read.

The suit requests more than a $100 million in compensatory damages and an unspecified sum of punitive damages. The complaint also names Hizbullah as a defendant.

Unfortunately for them, this lawsuit will only draw attention, as there absolutely is no way Jong Il would pay.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s