Sirens in northern Israel, rockets fall in Lebanon – fr

Sirens in northern Israel, rockets fall in Lebanon – fr

Sirens were sounded Monday evening in Israeli communities in the Upper Galilee near the Lebanese border, as residents of the Misgav Am and Metulla area reported hearing explosion sounds.

Six rockets were launched from Lebanon, all of which fell short of the border and landed in Lebanese territory, the IDF reported. The IDF retaliated towards the source of the rocket launch in Lebanon. A Lebanese security source said shells were fired from southern Lebanon and efforts were being made to identify the location. The source said about 22 shells were fired by Israeli artillery into Lebanese territory.

There have been no reports of casualties or damage, and the shelling does not appear to signal the opening of a new front in Israel’s fighting with militants in the Gaza Strip. of the second cross-border fire incident in the past week. On Thursday, three rockets were launched from Lebanon towards northern Israel, but landed in the Mediterranean Sea, causing no damage or casualties.
Israel waged a war in 2006 against Hezbollah guerrillas, who dominated southern Lebanon and fired rockets. The border has remained fairly calm since then.

Small Palestinian factions in Lebanon have fired sporadically at Israel in the past

Following the incident, bomb shelters were opened in northern communities within 0.4 km of the border, N12 News said, although communities were not invited to enter. in shelters or to interrupt their daily activities. In addition, the IDF fired flares into the air along the Lebanese border to verify that there had been no infiltration attempts, N12 added.


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