Gallant says Israel to keep up operations against Hezbollah

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant toured the Israeli army's northern command on Friday "to closely examine another successful termination like the one that was executed this morning," he said in a post referring to Israel's drone assassination of a Hezbollah rocket unit commander earlier on Friday.

Gallant said the Israeli army would keep up its operations against Hezbollah, and its leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah was to blame for the consequences, including members killed and wounded.

"We will make them pay a price for every attack that comes out from Lebanon," he said.

Recent days have seen an uptick in deadly exchanges, and the White House has called on both Israel and Lebanon to put a high priority on restoring calm.

Source: Agence France Presse

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