The night of Tuesday, August 25th, was a tense and heated one at the southern Lebanese border. After inexplicably firing over 200 shells into Lebanese territory, the Israeli military indicated that its brief but intense offensive targeted Hezbollah.
Contrary to what appeared to be the case last night, the conflict that lit up the sky over several southern villages was not one-sided — at least according to the Israeli Army’s official statement.
Late on Tuesday, Israeli forces exchanged fire with Hezbollah fighters along the border, the Army said, noting that the clash ensued when shots were fired from the Lebanese side at Israeli soldiers.
As per the statement, illumination rounds were heavily used throughout the incident before Israeli helicopters and aircraft struck Hezbollah observation posts along the border early on Wednesday.
“The IDF holds the Lebanese government responsible for all events emanating from Lebanon,” the military added.
As of yet, Hezbollah has not made any comments about the incident.
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