Report Reveals Israeli Commandos Recently Landed On A Lebanese Beach

Report Reveals Israeli Commandos Landed On A Lebanese Beach Recently
Reuters/Ali Hashisho | Al-Joumhouria

Israeli special forces conducted a naval landing on a Lebanese beach in southern earlier this month, the local Al-Joumhouria newspaper reported.

According to the security report, Israeli commando units landed on a beach off the coast of Jiyyeh, nearly 24 kilometers south of , around 2 weeks ago.

The force stayed on the beach for some time before leaving through the same route it had taken for the landing.

The Israeli units, which entered aboard an advanced military boat, were on an exploratory mission, the objective of which is not entirely clear, the newspaper reported.

Jiyyeh was chosen for the mission because it has relatively low traffic and includes remote areas. However, it was not the first area in where Israeli forces are believed to have stepped foot in recently.

Several clues have indicated direct Israeli activity in various locations around , not long ago, the same source revealed, pointing out that is working on activating its security and military activity in the country.

Israeli warplanes fly over Lebanon.
The Daily Star/Mohammad Zaatari

In one of the past few days, Hezbollah was on high alert in the southern suburbs of (Dahieh), after receiving information and indicators that Israeli commandos might have snuck into the Lebanese interior on a security mission, the report noted.

This information, coupled with the excessive airspace violations, often at low altitudes, by the Israeli air force over the past few weeks, indicates that might be planning something in that, as of yet, remains ambiguous.

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