Israeli airstrikes target area in Lebanon's Tyre region


At least three explosions were heard in southern Lebanon's Tyre region at dawn on Friday, as Israel announced it was carrying out strikes in response to rocket fire.

"At least two shells fell near" a Palestinian refugee camp near Tyre city, said camp resident Abu Ahmad, who told AFP he "heard explosions."

In an English-language tweet, the Israeli army said it struck "targets including terrorist infrastructures belonging to Hamas in southern Lebanon," warning that it "will not allow the Hamas terrorist organization to operate from within Lebanon."

The Israeli army also held the Lebanese state responsible for "every directed fire emanating from its territory."

Al-Mayadeen television said the Israeli attack caused damages to several nearby houses.

The announcement of the strikes came hours after militants from Lebanon fired nearly three dozen rockets at Israel, marking a further escalation in the region following violence at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site.

The Israelis also struck targets in the Gaza Strip early Friday following rocket fire into northern Israel. Palestinian militants responded with barrages of rockets.

Comments 3
Thumb janoubi 07 April 2023, 11:23

Where is the resistance that is supposed to defend our sovereignty?

Missing HellAndWaite 07 April 2023, 12:08

"Resistance" is a lie.
Don't believe in lies.
Why do what any liar says?

Thumb 07 April 2023, 16:15

There exists a stark contrast between Hezbollah and Hamas. While Hamas may be considered objectionable, it operates in response to a legitimate fight against occupation and persecution of Palestine. On the other hand, Hezbollah is an Iranian-backed force that has occupied Lebanon, lacking legitimacy since it failed to disarm and disband after May 2000. This failure was a grave miscalculation by Rafik Hariri which ultimately led to his tragic assassination.