17 December 2023

Hizbollah reported targeting multiple Israeli targets near the border. An Israeli military spokesperson confirmed that the IDF had struck “a series of Hizbollah targets in Lebanon – a military site, weapons, and observation posts. In addition, we attacked a terrorist cell in Lebanese territory. Since the beginning of the war [in October], we have attacked over 120 terrorist cells”. He further asserted that “southern Lebanon today is a combat zone, and will continue to be one as long as Hizbollah continues to be deployed there and attack from within. The citizens of southern Lebanon know this and will feel our attacks so long as Hezbollah is deployed in this area”. Hizbollah confirmed one fatality.

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