Tense Days Ahead

Stand for Israel  |  July 27, 2020

Armoured vehicles and 155 mm self-propelled howitzers are deployed in the Upper Galilee in northern Israel on the border with Lebanon on July 27, 2020. - The Israeli army said the previous day one of its drones had come down in Lebanese territory, following a reinforcement of its presence at its northern frontier near Lebanon. Israel regularly deploys drones over Lebanon, in particular to monitor the movements of pro-Iran armed group Hezbollah, an arch-enemy of the Jewish state and a heavyweight in Lebanese politics. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP) (Photo by JALAA MAREY/AFP via Getty Images)

More information is coming in about the attempted terror attack on the IDF which occurred along Israel’s northern border. The Jerusalem Post’s Anna Ahronheim reports that the Hezbollah terrorists crossed the Israeli border, encountering Israeli troops, which will lead to “tense days ahead”:

The IDF thwarted a Hezbollah terror attack near Mount Dov along the border with Lebanon on Monday afternoon, IDF Spokesman Brig.-Gen. Hidai Zilberman said after the military announced that a “serious security incident” was taking place along the border.

The cell, which numbered three to five Hezbollah operatives, crossed the border – also known as the Blue Line – several meters into sovereign Israeli territory and were identified by the IDF, which opened fire on them with machine guns and tank shells.

The cell fled back into Lebanon without firing at IDF troops, Zilberman said, denying reports that anti-tank guided missiles were fired during the incident. “We have some tense days ahead,” the IDF general said…

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