Announce Lebanese Hezbollah Today, Thursday, it targeted the headquarters of the Israeli battalion in Occupied Shebaa Farms With two attack drones filled with explosives, they hit their targets accurately and bombed Al-Qassam Brigades From Lebanon, the Kiryat Shmona settlement in northern Israel, while Israel responded with heavy bombardment on sites in the Kafr Shuba border hills.
The Al-Qassam Brigades announced the bombing of the Kiryat Shmona settlement and its surroundings with 12 missiles in response to the occupation’s massacres against the people of the Gaza Strip.
An Al Jazeera correspondent reported that two Israelis were injured as a result of rocket shells fired at residential buildings in the Kiryat Shmona settlement.
#urgent Al-Qassam Brigades – Lebanon bombs the occupied Kiryat Shmona and its surroundings in northern occupied Palestine with 12 missiles in response to the occupation’s massacres against our people in Gaza. pic.twitter.com/dG6N4rMBc3
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Al Jazeera’s correspondent said that columns of smoke were rising from the Ras al-Naqoura area, which was subjected to Israeli bombing in response to Hezbollah targeting the headquarters of the Israeli battalion, adding that this was the first time since the start of the battle. Al-Aqsa flood On October 7, the party used this type of weapon.
Al Jazeera’s correspondent in the Upper Galilee said that sirens sounded in the town of Safed and several other towns in the Upper Galilee after the bombing carried out by Hezbollah.
The correspondent added that the Israeli response by bombing sites in the Kafr Shuba hills was the most violent since the beginning of the border clashes.
She indicated that Israeli helicopters were flying heavily over the area, suggesting that they might be transporting wounded soldiers.
Bombing a spy system
The Lebanese border with Israel witnessed new clashes with the occupation forces since dawn on Thursday, as Hezbollah announced that it had bombed an Israeli spy system, while the Israeli army said that it had bombed targets inside Lebanon due to an attempt to launch missiles from them towards Israel.
Hezbollah reported that it targeted a spy system at the Al-Abad site near the southern Lebanese border and hit it directly, while Israel did not comment on the matter.
Hezbollah also announced at dawn today that it shot down an Israeli drone using a surface-to-air missile, and the plane was flying in the airspace of two border villages with Israel.
The Lebanese official news agency said that an Israeli drone targeted the town of Adisa al-Hara al-Sharqiya, which is close to the Israeli “Miskav Am” site, with two missiles.
The agency indicated that both the outskirts of the southern town of Ramiya and the Abu Laban area in the town of Aita al-Shaab were exposed to Israeli bombing.
For its part, the Israeli army said that it bombed 3 targets inside Lebanon due to an attempt to launch anti-tank missiles towards Israel, including the missile cell that targeted the drone, and it doubted that the drone was exposed to damage.
This also came after Israel announced that militants had fired an anti-tank missile from Lebanon towards an Israeli army position in the Al-Manara area, without causing any casualties.
In a related development, Israeli army spokesman Daniel Hagari said on Thursday that the Israeli army is strongly prepared on the northern border with Lebanon and continues to attack Hezbollah military targets, amid anticipation of the speech of Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah tomorrow, Friday.
Martyrs in Lebanon
Today, Thursday, Hezbollah mourned one of its members who was martyred in the border confrontations with the Israeli army, without adding any other details, thus bringing the number of Hezbollah martyrs to 49 in the border confrontations following the Al-Aqsa flood.
The official Lebanese News Agency also said that two Lebanese shepherds were found today, martyred by Israeli army bullets after they were shot yesterday, Wednesday, while they were grazing their livestock near the Wazzani River on the southern Lebanese border.
Israel targets olives
On the other hand, the ongoing Israeli bombing on the Lebanese border destroyed about 40,000 olive trees and burned lands over hundreds of square kilometers, dealing a strong blow to a major crop in the country and causing huge losses to farmers.
Lebanese Agriculture Minister Abbas Al-Hajj accused Israel of deliberately starting the fires by using shells containing White phosphorus To destroy forest areas that Hezbollah fighters might use as cover, stressing that some fires have not yet been extinguished.
Ministry of Agriculture data indicated that about 130 fires broke out in 60 border villages as a result of Israeli bombing.
For its part, the Israeli army denied this accusation, saying that the types of smoke shells it uses on the Lebanese border do not contain white phosphorus.