Israel Forms New Battalion to Fight Hezbollah in Lebanon

Israel Forms New Battalion to Fight Hezbollah in Lebanon

Credit:(Photo: IDF blog)

Israel increases security in the north with new battalion to strengthen defenses against the Hezbollah terror group in Lebanon reports JNS:

A new Israeli military battalion will be charged with providing the first line of defense for citizens in Israel’s north, who face the threat of the Hezbollah terror group operating from Lebanon.

The new battalion, named Shaarei Ha’esh (“Gates of Fire”), will specialize in fighting the Iranian-backed Shi’ite terror group in the Galilee, and protecting local residents and military posts close to Lebanon, as well as attacking Hezbollah inside of Lebanon.

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