Lebanese media says military personal recovered additional rockets at launching site, prepared by unknown militant group, assumed to also be fired toward Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Lebanese authorities reportedly arrested one person on Friday in connection to the rocket attack from Lebanon into Israel earlier this morning.
Lebanese army personnel inspects the remains of a shell that was suspected of having been launched from Lebanon to Israel, near the village of El Mari in Southern Lebanon July 11, 2014 – Photo: Reuters/Karamallah Daher
The Beirut-based newspaper The Daily Star, cited security forces as saying the suspect’s car had blood stains that matched blood traces found at the scene where the rocket was launched. Continue Reading »
IDF returns fire from area where small radical organization, not Hezbollah, fired single rocket from Lebanon, senior army source says.
One rocket was fired from Lebanon on Friday morning on a village in the Upper Galilee. There were no injuries in the attack.
Retrieving remnants of an exploded Katyusha rocket in Upper Galilee Kibbutz (archives) – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP
Artillery fire was directed at the area from which the rocket was fired, a senior army source said.
The rocket was not fired by Hezbollah but by a small radical organization in Lebanon, Maj.-Gen. Continue Reading »
Nearly a month later, the Secretary General of the Lebanese terrorist group takes credit for the explosion on Israel’s border, as ‘revenge’ for believed IAF airstrike on Syrian missile transfer to Hezbollah.
Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese-based terrorist group Hezbollah, took responsibility on Monday for the explosive detonated on the Lebanese-Israeli border in mid-March.
Hezbollah Chief Hassan Nasrallah – AFP photo
The explosive was set off as an IDF jeep passed by, sending three soldiers to the hospital to be examined for shock from the blast.
In acknowledging Hezbollah was behind the attack, Nasrallah claimed the blast was revenge for an airstrike attributed to the IAF, which took place a week before the attack and prevented delivery of sophisticated missiles to the terror group. Continue Reading »
Investigation into Friday night’s IDF shelling incident on the Lebanese border shows armed terrorists actually penetrated deep into Israel.
By Tova Dvorin
An investigation into Friday night’s skirmishes between Israel and Lebanon – during which an explosive device was detonated on the Lebanese side of the border and the IDF retaliated with shells – has revealed that Hezbollah terrorists succeeded in entering Israel.
Hezbollah fighters on parade – Reuters
Walla! News reported Monday night that several Hezbollah terrorists successfully trespassed over the border into Israel on Friday night, several hundreds of meters south of the “Blue Line.”
The two bombs mentioned in initial reports had exploded very close to three IDF officers, including the deputy company commander on nearby Mount Dov. Continue Reading »
On same day Lebanese gov’t gives its citizens free hand against Israel, suspects suspiciously approach border, but then quickly flee from IDF gunfire.
By Ari Yashar
IDF soldiers fired at suspected terrorists who approached the Israeli-Lebanese border on Saturday.
“A certain number of suspects approached the Israel-Lebanon border. Soldiers fired in the air to warn them away, and they moved off,” reported an IDF spokeswoman, adding that no one was injured in the exchange.
A local Arab resident claimed to AFP that the suspects who approached the fence were shepherds who neared the border “by mistake.”
The incident follows an intense day Friday, in which terrorists set an explosive on the border, detonating it near an IDF border patrol. Continue Reading »