Israel has conducted more airstrikes on the Iranian backed Hezbollah after the Lebanese militant group fired dozens of anti-tank guided missiles, rockets and mortars at Israeli military positions.
Israeli Defence Forces spokesman Brigadier General Daniel Bagri said in a statement on Thursday, “In the northern sector, air force aircraft attacked military positions of the Hezbollah terrorist organisation along the Lebanese border overnight.
“Among them is also the position from which the anti-tank missiles were launched at Rosh Hankara yesterday in Tzuhorim.”
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Bagri added, “The purpose of the attacks is to weaken Hezbollah’s collective system and attack its capability.
“We continue to respond to any attack from Lebanese territory immediately. IDF forces continue to be heavily deployed on the border – alert and prepared for all defense and attack scenarios.”
On Monday the Israeli military have warned the Lebanese militia group Hezbollah their “reaction will be deadly” if they continue with their attacks on Israel.
The Times of Israel said, that the IDF spokesman Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari added, “We have increased our forces on the northern border and respond aggressively to any activity against us.”
He stressed, “If Hezbollah dares to test us, the reaction will be deadly. The US is giving us full backing.”
Iran’s foreign minister has warned Israel that Hezbollah’s “finger is on the trigger to shoot” should attacks on Gaza continue they will then attack.
Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian warned on Saturday, “Any step the resistance (Hezbollah) will take will cause a huge earthquake in the Zionist entity.”