Hezbollah slams attack on journalists and civilians, vows response
Hezbollah’s Media Relations Department has condemned Israel’s airstrikes Tuesday on south Lebanon that killed two al-Mayadeen journalists and two civilians.
“This crime, the previous assassination of the journalist Issam Abdallah, the shelling of the convoy of journalists in Yaroun, and the Israeli forces’ killing of dozens of journalists in Gaza and the destruction of their offices highlight the importance of the role of media outlets in exposing the enemy’s terrorist practices and its horrible crimes against civilians,” Hezbollah said in a statement.
And calling on international media and humanitarian organizations to “condemn this crime and the previous similar crimes” and to “practice the highest levels of pressure on the enemy’s government to halt its aggression against journalists and civilians,” Hezbollah’s media dept. vowed that the attack “will not go without a response” from Hezbollah.