Israel intercepts new explosive drones launched by Hezbollah from Lebanon and tensions grow on the border

Israel intercepts new explosive drones launched by Hezbollah from Lebanon and tensions grow on the border
Israel intercepts new explosive drones launched by Hezbollah from Lebanon and tensions grow on the border

Israel intercepts new explosive drones launched by Hezbollah from Lebanon (REUTERS)

The Army of Israel reported this Saturday that the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah had launched a new wave of explosive drones against the country, of which the Iron Dome achievement intercept in the middle. Precisely, the Defense Forces indicated that it was about four unmanned aerial vehiclesone removed over the city of Kiryat Shmonaanother in the area of Alta Galileawhile the remaining two fell near the community of Beit Hillel.

None of them left anyone injured, although they did set off the emergency alarms due to the entry of suspicious objects and as a precaution, given the possibility of shrapnel falling from the downed drones.

Earlier in the evening, the Israeli army launched a series of attacks in southern Lebanon, killing two fighters in the Bint Jbeil area, a military structure in Kfarkela and various terrorist infrastructure in Yarine.

However, the worst of the clashes so far occurred last Thursday, when the pro-Iranian group launched More than 200 rockets and 20 explosive drones against Israel, in retaliation for the death of the senior commander Mohammed Naameh Nasserthe day before, in an attack by Tel Aviv on the town of Al Housh, near Tyre. The threats were directed at the Golan Heights, Safed, Upper Galilee, Nahariya and Acre, among others.

On Wednesday, Israel killed Mohammed Naameh Nasser, a senior Hezbollah military commander in Lebanon.

Although most of the projectiles were neutralized thanks to the rapid action of fighter planes and air defenses, the military ministry regretted the Death of a 38-year-old reservist soldier. Also, “as a result of the explosive drones and shrapnel from the interceptions, there were fires in several areas of northern Israel,” they added, adding that the Fire and Rescue Services had been mobilized to extinguish the flames.

On the other hand, hours after the emergency sirens sounded, the Police officers and bomb disposal experts They were deployed throughout the north of the country to assess the impact of the rockets and analyze the debris lying on the ground, which may contain explosive material.

Since last October, Israel and Lebanon have experienced the highest peak of tension in more than a decade, resulting in an almost daily exchange of fire and dozens of civilian deaths. Hezbollah, part of the Islamic Resistance, attacks the Jewish state from the north in a sign of support for its counterpart. Hamasbecause of the war that is being fought in Gaza, and has warned about the possibility of escalate the aggression if the violence in the enclave does not cease.

Hezbollah has been attacking Israel since October in a show of support for Hamas and has warned that it could escalate its attacks if the violence in Gaza does not cease (REUTERS)

The war cabinet headed by Benjamin Netanyahu insists on resorting to the diplomatic route to resolve this conflict, but in the absence of a positive response from the other side, he moved forward with the development of a larger war strategy in the north.

However, if Israel and Hamas were to succeed in their negotiations and reach a truce In Gaza, Hezbollah said it would reduce its attacks against the neighboring country.

(With information from EFE)

 
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