22 January 2024

Hizbollah reported striking several Israeli targets near the border, while the Israeli military conducted multiple strikes in southern Lebanon, including against Hizbollah infrastructure. Hizbollah confirmed multiple fatalities. The same day, Defence Minister Yoav Gallant warned that “a war in the north will be challenging for Israel, but devastating for Hizbollah and Lebanon. Israel will not cease fire until it can guarantee the safe return of the [evacuated] northern communities to their homes following a change in the security situation along the border”.

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