Israeli forces fire artillery shells into southern Lebanon | News

Israel says the transfer got here after a rocket was fired from southern Lebanon, touchdown in an open space throughout the border.

Beirut, Lebanon – Israeli forces fired dozens of artillery shells into southern Lebanon, after a rocket was launched over the border from Lebanon into an open space throughout the border.

An Israeli navy spokesperson tweeted that artillery forces bombarded open areas in southern Lebanon the place the rocket got here from, in addition to an infrastructural goal.

In response to Lebanese media, UN peacekeeping forces (UNIFIL) within the nation’s south sounded sirens alongside a number of of its positions close to the border, whereas the Lebanese Military deployed troops.

UNIFIL Head of Mission Commander Aroldo Lázaro referred to as for “calm and restraint” in a tweet.

No accidents or casualties have been reported on both facet of the border.

It was not clear which group in Lebanon was behind the rocket assault.

The incident takes place as tensions have flared within the occupied West Financial institution and East Jerusalem in latest weeks after Israeli forces raided Al-Aqsa compound – Islam’s third holiest website – a number of instances in the course of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan triggering protests throughout Palestinian territories, together with besieged Gaza.

Within the final two weeks 16 Palestinians and three Israelis have been killed.

Israeli warplanes carried out assaults in Gaza Strip twice final week after a rocket was fired from the besieged enclave, which has been below an Israeli-imposed land, sea and air blockade since 2007.

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