March 2, 2024

Balkan Travellers

Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage, aggregated from sources all over the world

Israeli army declares encirclement of Khan Yunis, south of Gaza Strip

Israeli army declares encirclement of Khan Yunis, south of Gaza Strip

Two people, including a Lebanese soldier, were killed in an Israeli attack in Lebanon

A Lebanese soldier was killed in bombings in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, the Israeli army said in a message on X, for its part, referring to wounded Lebanese soldiers.

In a statement issued by the Lebanese army stationed in the border area, “Israeli enemy bombed” One of its military positions in the AadaissĂ© region, “One Soldier Killed and Three Injured”. The Israeli military said it targeted a position of the Lebanese armed movement Hezbollah, an ally of the Palestinian movement Hamas. “to eliminate an immediate threat”. “Lebanon Armed Forces Not Target of Strike”The Israeli army wrote on that day “Regret the incident”.

It was the first Lebanese soldier to be killed since near-daily firefights along the border between Israel and Hezbollah began on October 8. The violence erupted a day after the start of the war between Israel and Hamas.

On Tuesday, a powerful pro-Iranian armed movement claimed responsibility for a series of attacks against Israeli troops and positions along the border. Israel drops bombs in border areas it says targets Hezbollah’s infrastructure. Israeli Commander-in-Chief General Herzei Halevi told his military on Tuesday “Act decisively against anyone who prepares or attempts to harm Israel’s citizens and soldiers”Make sure she is “Made Hizballah pay a high price”.

Also, the Lebanese National News Agency (ANI) on Tuesday reported Israeli artillery fire and airstrikes in areas near the border with Israel, reporting that a Syrian farmer had died in a bombardment of the farm where he worked.

See also  Martinique was re-arrested and Guadeloupe re-enforced the curfew

Since October 7, border violence has killed more than 110 people in Lebanon, most of them Hezbollah fighters, and more than 14 civilians, including three journalists, according to a count by Agence France-Presse. At least six Israeli soldiers and three civilians were killed in Israel in the attacks, which originated in Lebanon, according to officials.

The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), deployed in the south of the country, has been hit by multiple bombings. Commenting on the death of a Lebanese soldier, he said in a statement “Lebanon Armed Forces Not Participating in Conflict with Israel”. She regretted it “Dangerous Escalation” Violence in the area in recent days is feared to lead to that “Devastating consequences on both sides” of the border.