Hezbollah Attacks IDF Soldiers

IDF soldiers watch for Hezbollah terrorists

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After a period of relative calm, it seems Hezbollah has resumed its terrorist activities on Israel’s border with Lebanon. The Times of Israel’s Judah Ari Gross reports that the IDF has stopped terrorists from infiltrating the northern border, with PM Netanyahu warning area residents to stay home during this “difficult security situation“:

Fierce fighting broke out along the Israeli-Lebanese border on Monday afternoon as the Hezbollah terror group reportedly launched an attack on Israeli troops on the frontier, apparently in retaliation for the death of one of its fighters in an alleged Israeli airstrike in Syria last week.

The heavy exchange of fire occurred in the contested area of Mount Dov, a regular site of Hezbollah attacks against Israeli military targets, the Israel Defense Forces said…

There is “ongoing combat in the Mount Dov area,” Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, the IDF’s English-language spokesperson, wrote in a tweet Monday.

The fighting was apparently sparked by a Hezbollah attack in the area. The Hezbollah-affiliated al-Mayadeen reported that members of the terror group fired a Kornet anti-tank guided missile at an IDF tank, while other Lebanese outlets said the Israeli military had foiled the attempted Hezbollah attack, killing the group’s fighters…

 

Tags: Hezbollah IDF Israel Judah Ari Gross Lebanon Terrorism Times of Israel

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