17 January 2024

Hizbollah claimed responsibility for targeting multiple Israeli targets near the border. An Israeli military spokesperson reported striking “a series of Hizbollah targets”, including Hizbollah as well as Hamas cells that had fired from southern Lebanon at northern Israel. Hizbollah confirmed one fatality. The spokesperson asserted: “Hamas continues to carry out terror from Lebanese territory. The Hizbollah organisation is providing shelter for Hamas in Lebanon, thereby endangering the residents of Lebanon and especially the residents of southern Lebanon”.

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