• Israel’s Prime Minister says, ‘IDF is prepared to act strongly on all fronts’.
• Defense Minister Ya’alon says, ‘we will respond forcefully and with determination’.
Prime Minister Netanyahu warned Israel’s opponents in the north to take the summer war with Gaza as an example of the magnitude of IDF retaliation for Wednesday attack, which saw Hezbollah forces wound four IDF soldiers in an attack on northern Israel.
“At this moment, the IDF is responding to events in the north. To everyone who is trying to challenge us at the northern border, I recommend for them look what happened there, not far from the city of Sderot, in Gaza. Continue Reading »
Druze residents from their northern Golan Heights villages reported hearing several explosions near Syrian border.
•No injuries or damages reported.
By Ynet reporters
The IDF fired 20 artillery shells at Syrian positions from which rockets were launched at Israel, two of which exploded in the northern Golan Heights on Tuesday. The rockets likely hit open areas and at this stage, no injuries or damages were reported.
An IDF soldier stands atop a tank near Alonei Habashan on the Golan Heights, close to the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria. – Photo: REUTERS
Residents in Druze villages near the border reported to hearing several explosions, shortly after a Code Red rocket alert siren was sounded near the border. Continue Reading »
IDF responds to set of rockets with artillery fire, after ‘Code Red’ siren sounds in Shlomi and Nahariya again. This incident marks the 3rd time rockets from Lebanon pounded Israel since Friday.
By Ynet reporters
Code Red sirens sounded in Nahariya, Shlomi and other communities in the Western Galilee at 00:26 on Sunday, after two rockets were launched toward Israeli territory, apparently from Lebanon. The rockets exploded in open areas and there were no reports of injuries or damage.
IDF’s mobile 155 m”m artillery Howitzer on the Golan Heights – Photo courtesy: IDF Spokesperson Unit
Local residents said that the first explosion sounded immediately after the siren, while the second explosion sounded approximately 50 seconds later. Continue Reading »