21 December 2023

Hizbollah claimed responsibility for launching missiles and rockets at Israeli civilian and military targets; Israeli sources reported two injuries. An Israeli military spokesperson confirmed striking “a series of Hizbollah targets in Lebanon, including launch sites, military buildings and additional terrorist infrastructure”, adding: “Hizbollah has turned southern Lebanon into a combat zone and continues to endanger the future of the entire state of Lebanon for the sake of Hamas and Iran. We are in a very high state of readiness and will continue to act decisively to push Hizbollah away from the border”. Hizbollah confirmed at least one fatality, and Lebanese media reported two civilian casualties.

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