On October 21, 2023, Israeli soldiers sat on a Merkava tank to defend a location adjacent to the Israeli-Lebanese border. After Hamas attacked Israel on October 7, Lebanese Hezbollah, supported by Iran, has been exchanging fire with Israel for several days, resulting in casualties on both sides. (Jalaa Marey/AFP via Getty Images)
[The Epoch Times, November 22, 2023](Reported by Epoch Times reporter Li Haoyue) According to reports, a Palestinian official and a Lebanese security official said on Tuesday (November 21) that Israeli drones were flying over southern Lebanon. The attack killed four members of the Lebanese branch of the Hamas terror group. The Israeli attack on Lebanon occurred after an Israeli military base was attacked by Lebanese Hezbollah on Monday.
According to the Times of Israel, the Iranian-backed terrorist organization Hezbollah launched a rocket and drone attack on the Israeli military base Biranit on Monday (November 20), causing “serious damage to the military base” destroy”.
Reports said Hezbollah launched attacks from Lebanon targeting the northern villages of Arab al-Aramshe and Bar’am communities and Israeli military bases.
According to reports, the attack caused no casualties, but caused serious damage to the Biranit military base, and the rocket attack caused a fire.
Hezbollah launched another attack later in the day, firing some two dozen rockets and three suicide drones, presumably from Iran, at multiple locations along the Israeli border.
Hezbollah is a legal political party in Lebanon, and the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, the European Union and other countries have listed it as a terrorist organization.
Hezbollah has tens of thousands of fighters and more than 100,000 rockets, many of which are more advanced than the thousands of rockets Hamas fires at Israel from Gaza.
Hezbollah receives more than $700 million in annual funding from Iran and is more like a small army than terrorist organizations like Hamas.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned last week that Hezbollah was “playing with fire” by continuing to intensify its attacks on Israel.
He said: “Some people think they can expand attacks on our troops and civilians. This is playing with fire, and those who play with fire will perish themselves. They had better not test us because we have only shown a small part of our power. We will fight fire with fire.” ,Eye for an Eye.”
Hezbollah, based in southern Lebanon, has fired more than 1,000 rockets into Israel since Hamas launched its unprecedented terror attack on October 7, according to Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant. , mortars, missiles and drones.
In that terrorist attack, the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas killed 1,200 Israelis, injured 5,300 others, and kidnapped more than 240 people.
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