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Hezbollah reports attack on nine Israeli military targets

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun14,2024

Hezbollah reported an attack on nine Israeli military targets

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"Hezbollah" said it hit nine Israeli military targets with missiles and drones in a coordinated attack on Thursday.

This led to increased fighting on Lebanon's southern border for the second day in a row, Reuters reports.

The attacks were carried out in response to an Israeli strike on Tuesday that killed a senior Hezbollah field commander.

A Lebanese security source said it was Hezbollah's biggest attack yet. since October, when the group began exchanging fire with Israel in parallel with the war in Gaza.

In a statement, Hezbollah It said it also carried out drone strikes against Israel's Northern Command headquarters, Israeli intelligence headquarters and military barracks.

A security source told Reuters that at least 30 strike drones were launched simultaneously, the largest single strike yet. attack by the group in the eight-month war.

Prepared by: Sergei Daga

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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