IDF fighter jets attacked Hezbollah terrorist infrastructure in southern Lebanon

Israel Defense Forces fighter aircraft (IDF) attacked this Tuesday terrorist infrastructures of Hezbollah in the village of Kila, in the south of the Lebanon.

The IDF also stated that Air Force plane attacked drone launch team in southern Lebanon.

The Army detailed that, in addition to the alerts in the north of the country, “several launches were detected from the territory of Lebanon towards the areas of Malkia and Petah”.

“After the warning of the infiltration of an enemy plane, they launched interceptors against various hostile air targets who crossed from Lebanese territory to Israeli territory. A fall was detected at a base in the north of the country, with no damage or victims,” reported the IDF, which is currently attacking the sources of fire with artillery.

On the other hand, the brigade combat teams of the 98th Division expanded their operations in the depths of Khan Younis and carried out “attacks in which they were approximately 40 terrorists eliminated”.

The Army added that a “wide variety of weapons and important wells” were located.

The IDF indicated that it carried out a “selective raid” in a military complex in Khan Younis, where they located a militiaman armed with a AK-47 rifle and five cartridgesand they killed him.

In the center of the enclave, in an operation in the refugee camp of Maghazian Israeli fighter plane “killed a terrorist cell” of the central camps brigade of the terrorist group Hamas.

“The Israeli Navy also attacked military posts, storage facilities and vessels used by Hamas naval forces,” said a military statement.

The Israeli Army is now focusing its offensive on the center and south of the Stripwhere it expanded its ground operations in early December, when the so far only truce between Israel and Hamas was broken, allowing the exchange of hostages for Palestinian prisoners.

He army spokesmanhe Rear Admiral Daniel Hagariannounced on Monday night that they will soon begin a “new stage” in the war less intensivewith fewer troops on the ground and fewer air strikesmore focused on selective operations based on intelligence.

Israeli soldiers operate in a location indicated as the Gaza Strip amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas, in this screenshot obtained from a video published on January 8, 2024. Israel Defense Forces/Handout via REUTERS (ISRAEL DEFENSE FORCES/)

“There are still terrorist agents and weapons in the northern Gaza Strip, but they do not operate within an organized military framework and we now operate there in a different way and with a different combination of forces,” the spokesperson explained.

However, Hagari warned that in the center and south of the enclave, operational activity is still “intense and complex” and that the fighting will continue during 2024.

(With information from EFE)