30 missiles were launched from Lebanon at Israel after it targeted a Hezbollah leader
The Israeli army said that about 30 missiles were fired at northern Israel from Lebanon late Thursday until early Friday, following an Israeli drone attack that targeted the car of a Hezbollah leader at the eastern entrance to Nabatieh, seriously wounding him. .
An Israeli army spokesman told Agence France-Presse, saying: “We can confirm that about 30 missiles were fired from Lebanon towards the Ein Zeitim and Dalton areas in northern Israel,” adding that initial reports indicate that “no one was injured” in the strikes.
A Lebanese security source told Agence France-Presse, who requested to remain anonymous, that the Hezbollah leader "was seriously injured, and his companion was also injured in the attack."
There was no official comment from Hezbollah about the identity of the targeted person and his injury, but the party later claimed in a statement that it had targeted the Meron Air Base with a Falaq missile “in response to the Israeli attacks on villages and civilians, the latest of which was the attack on the city of Nabatieh.”
The party had announced earlier on Thursday that it had bombed Israeli sites, including a command headquarters in Kiryat Shmona.
The Israeli army also announced its success in "intercepting a suspected air target that crossed from Lebanon into northern Israel," noting that air strikes had been carried out on Hezbollah targets, "including weapons inside a truck, infrastructure, and a military complex in the Khiam and Kafr Hamam areas."
Israeli Air Force Commander Tomer Bar warned that if war broke out on the Lebanese border, there would be “massive and massive strikes, and hundreds of targets would be attacked simultaneously deep into the country, as well as Tire, Sidon, Beirut and the Bekaa Valley.”