IDF shells Lebanon after rocket hearth

2021-07-20 08:33:52

Two rockets had been fired at northern Israel from Lebanon early on Tuesday morning, setting off incoming rocket sirens in communities alongside the border.

One rocket was intercepted by the Iron Dome missile protection system and the opposite struck an open discipline. There have been no accidents or injury and the IDF mentioned that there have been no particular directions for residents.

The IDF mentioned it responded with tank shells.

In Could, throughout Operation Guardian of the Partitions, a dozen rockets had been fired into Israel from Lebanon inflicting a number of folks to be injured whereas working for shelter. 

For the primary time for the reason that Second Lebanon Warfare in 2006, incoming rocket sirens had been activated within the southern Galilee area, in addition to the Haifa suburbs of Kiryat Bialik and Kiryat Motzkin after 4 rockets had been fired.

A number of days earlier, six rockets had been fired from Rashaya Al Foukhar, north of Kfar Choub in southern Lebanon. 

All fell wanting the border and landed inside Lebanese territory, the IDF mentioned – including, nevertheless, that one of many rockets could have crossed into Israel.

The IDF fired again towards the supply of the rocket launch in Lebanon with tank and artillery shells. A Lebanese safety supply mentioned that about 22 shells had been fired by Israeli artillery in the direction of Lebanese territory.

The army believes that Palestinian teams north of Mount Dov  – and never Hezbollah – are answerable for the rockets.

It’s nonetheless unclear who fired the rockets early on Tuesday morning.

The rocket hearth got here shortly after Israel was alleged to have struck targets close to al-Safirah, in Syria’s Aleppo province. In line with the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the strikes focused a weapons depot belonging to Iranian-backed militias inside Syrian Military bases.

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