Hezbollah fires anti-tank rockets towards IDF force on the Lebanese border – No one was hurt
BREAKING: IDF says that anti-tank rockets were fired towards an IDF force near Avivim, near the Lebanese border. There were several hits.
Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror group claims responsibility for the attack and says it hit an IDF vehicle.
“Anti-tank missiles fired from Lebanon hit IDF military positions in northern Israel. We returned fire toward the source of the attack in southern Lebanon. We will continue to update as the situation develops,” the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit tweeted.
“Hezbollah fired 2-3 anti-tank missiles from Lebanon, hitting an IDF military outpost and ambulance in northern Israel. We fired at the Hezbollah squad responsible. No Israelis were injured in the attack”, the IDF added.
The IDF confirmed that two soldiers were evacuated to Rambam hospital in Haifa from the Avivim incident, did not require any emergency treatment and were immediately released.
It is quite possible that the IDF faked casualties evacuations in order to curb Hezbollah strikes.
According to Arab reports, Israeli forces responded with artillery fire on Maroun A Ras town in southern Lebanon.
Arabs report that IDF attacks extended from Maroun A Ras to Yaroun village.
Reports of continued gunfire being heard near Avivim. Live fire exchange being reported in the north for the last 90 minutes.
IDF airstrikes reportedly targeted a building in which the terror cell that launched the anti-tank rockets towards Israel was hiding in.
Israeli residents living in towns 4 kilometers from the Lebanese fence are instructed to open shelters these moments.
Home front command released graphic of communities and cities in which the restrictions are in place.
Muslim terror fans in southern Lebanon are distributing sweets to celebrate the attack against Israel.
Earlier on Sunday, the IDF fired artillery shells towards the Sheeba Farms of Mount Dov, Israel’s northernmost point on the Lebanese border on Sunday.
According to Arab reports, several shells were fired and Israeli drones dropped flammable material causing fires on the Lebanese side of the border near the Sheeba Farms.
Israeli warplanes and helicopters were seen Sunday making their way to the northern border. IDF checkpoints and roadblocks have been put up along many of the roads of the Golan.
The IDF has been on extremely high alert this week over concerns that Hezbollah terror group will retaliate following the Israeli airstrikes against Iranian-linked targets in Syria and a drone attack in the Beirut stronghold of Hezbollah earlier this week.
Residents in northern Israel posted on social media photos and videos of IDF tanks and military hardware heading toward the northern borders on Saturday morning.
On Saturday night, Hezbollah terror group leader Hassan Nasrallah said his terror group will attack Israel from Lebanon and will start targeting Israeli