Israel attacks Hezbollah military positions in Lebanon after repeated offensives

Israel attacks Hezbollah military positions in Lebanon after repeated offensives against its territory El Comercio Perú

12/30/2023 11H56 – UPDATED 12/30/2023 12H1

The Israeli army today attacked militia members and military positions belonging to the Shiite group Hezbollah In Lebanon after several attacks on Israeli territory, while the crossfire in the border area between them continues Israel and this Arab country.

“Today, numerous (missile) launches were identified from Lebanon into Israeli territory,” while the Israeli air defense system “successfully intercepted a suspicious air object that entered Israeli airspace from Lebanon,” a military spokesman said in a statement after anti-aircraft missiles There were several alarms in northern Israel.

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According to him, this Friday Israeli warplanes “attacked three terrorist squadrons in Lebanon”, while the army also “attacked Hezbollah's operational infrastructure” and its artillery carried out strikes against other places.

The Israeli-Lebanese border is experiencing its highest tension since the 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel, after a resurgence in aggression by pro-Palestinian militias the day after war broke out between the Islamist group Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip last October 7 .

Since hostilities began in the region, more than 171 deaths have been recorded: 13 in Israel – 9 soldiers and 4 civilians – and at least 159 in Lebanon, including 122 members of Hezbollah, 16 members of Palestinian militias, one soldier and 20 civilians – including three journalists and three children.

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Israel has deployed more than 200,000 soldiers to its northern border, where violence has also displaced thousands of residents: About 80,000 people have been evacuated from communities in northern Israel and more than 70,000 have fled southern Lebanon.

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