Hezbollah Attacks Israel on Northern Border with Lebanon


Israeli tanks, artillery, fire & destroy Hezbollah post after IDF convoy hit by explosive device on Lebanese border

No injuries sustained by IDF soldiers.



An IDF convoy moving in the area of Har Dov, on the border with Lebanon, was the target of an explosive device activated by Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon on Friday night.

IDF 155mm artillery fires – Illustrative Photo: IDF Spokesman;s Unit

One of the armored vehicles was directly hit by the explosion, the IDF sustained no injuries. However, three of the soldiers were taken to Ziv Medical Center in Tzfat for precautionary reasons.

The IDF concluded within minutes of the attack that Hezbollah was behind the explosion. In response, IDF tanks and artillery fired on and hit a Hezbollah post in Metullah, Lebanon. The post was accurately struck by a missile.

Since the incident, there has been no further exchange of fire; however, IDF sources added that the situation is still ongoing.

An IDF source stated regarding the incident, “The coming hours will tell whether or not this will lead to an escalation.”

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