Druze Confront Hezbollah Terrorists Who Attacked Israel

Stand for Israel  |  August 6, 2021

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Israeli self-propelled howitzers fire towards Lebanon from a position near the northern Israeli town of Kiryat Shmona following rocket fire from the Lebanese side of the border, on August 6, 2021. - Lebanon's Hezbollah movement said it fired "dozens" of rockets Friday at open areas of the disputed Shebaa Farms district, drawing retaliatory Israeli strikes for a second straight day. It is the first time that Hezbollah has directly claimed an attack on Israel since 2019, as tensions boil along the border following a week of tit-for-tat exchanges. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP) (Photo by JALAA MAREY/AFP via Getty Images)

Those who stand for Israel have long been aware of terrorists’ tactic of cowardly firing their rockets from civilian centers. And many friends of Israel are aware of the small minority group known as the Druze, who so often are not only friends of the Jewish people, but citizens of the Jewish state, themselves.

Now, these two facts have converged north of Israel, where terrorists are launching rockets into the Holy Land. The Times of Israel’s Emanuel Fabian reports that after Hezbollah fired rockets from populated areas in Lebanon, local Druze confronted the terrorists:

Druze residents in a southern Lebanese village halted a Hezbollah convoy carrying rocket launchers that were apparently used to attack Israel on Friday, according to media reports.

The group stopped a truck-mounted multiple launch rocket system as it drove through the village of Chouya in southern Lebanon, video footage showed.

Some angry villagers could be heard saying: “Hezbollah is firing rockets from between homes so that Israel hits us back…”

Nineteen rockets were fired at the Golan Heights and Galilee Panhandle from Lebanon on Friday morning, the Israel Defense Forces and Hezbollah both said.

The IDF said 10 projectiles were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system and six landed in open around Mount Dov. Another three rockets failed to clear the border and landed in Lebanese territory, according to the military.

The Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group confirmed it had fired the projectiles on Friday, which it said came in response to recent Israeli airstrikes in Lebanon. “The Islamic Resistance shelled open areas near the Sheba Farms with dozens of 122mm rockets,” it said in a statement carried in Arabic-language media…

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