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Hezbollah announces new drone strike on Israel-Lebanon border


Since fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip began on October 7, Hezbollah, which backs the Palestinian Islamist movement, and its allied groups have exchanged fire across the border.


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Smoke rises from the village of Qiam, Lebanon, after Israeli strikes on June 21, 2024.  (RABIH DAHER/AFP)

Violence continues along the Israel-Lebanon border. Hezbollah announced on Sunday, June 23 “Exploding Drone” Against a military base in northern Israel. In a statement, the Lebanon-based Islamic Movement, an ally of Hamas, confirmed that it had targeted Israeli camps in the Beit Hill.“Retaliates to Israeli Enemy Attacks in Kiara”. Saturday’s attack in eastern Lebanon killed the leader of the Lebanese Islamist group Jama’ah Islami, security sources told AFP.

The Israeli army, for its part, confirmed in a press release “Hostile drone launched from Lebanon“The north entered Israel, but was blocked. He “The Beit Hillel fell without any casualties”, As warning sirens were activated in the area, he said.

The pro-Iranian Lebanese Movement, an ally of Palestinian Hamas, also released a new video showing the sites in Israel, without identifying them, along with their coordinates. Five days ago, he revealed images of Haifa taken by a drone over this major port in northern Israel.

More than eight months of violence between Hezbollah and the Israeli army in border areas have killed at least 480 people in Lebanon, including mostly Hezbollah fighters and 93 civilians, according to an AFP tally. On the Israeli side, at least 15 soldiers and 11 civilians were killed, according to the Jewish state.

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