The Army of Israel attacked positions of Hezbollah in Lebanonamong them to a vehicle where he assured that there were militiamen, in a new day of hostilities in the border area between both countries in the midst of regional tension.
“Recently, Israeli warplanes attacked several Hezbollah terrorist targets in the southern Lebanon area,” a military spokesman said in a statement.
According to him, “during the attacks A plane attacked a vehicle in which Hezbollah terrorists were identified in the Maroun Al Ras area“, and “several terrorist infrastructures were destroyed in the areas of Al Adisa and Jim”.
“In addition, the Army attacked two military structures and a military post in Tayr Harfa and Maroun Al Ras“added the same source.
The Shiite militia, engaged in a dynamic of crossfire with Israel on the Lebanese border almost since the beginning of the war between Hamas and the Israeli Army in Loop four months ago, claimed yesterday five attacks against Israeli military positions.
It is the worst outbreak of violence in the area since the war between Israel and Hezbollah in the summer of 2006, and has forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people in both border towns in Israel and Lebanon.
The Israeli attacks of these days also went even deeper into Lebanese territory, and last Saturday a bombing of a Hamas leader that left several injured and at least three dead hit a city 60 kilometers from the border with Israel.
These exchanges take place shortly after the official visit of the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahianwho met with Abdallah Bou HabibLebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs in Beirut.
The Israeli military announced early Monday morning that two hostages taken by Hamas during its Oct. 7 attacks had been rescued in an overnight operation in the southern Gaza city of Rafah.
He indicated in a statement that “in a joint operation of the IDF (army), ISA (Shin Bet security agency) and Israeli police at night in Rafahtwo Israeli hostages were rescued, Fernando Simon Marman (60 years) and Louis Har (70)”.
He noted that they were kidnapped “by the terrorist organization Hamas on October 7 at Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak”.
The Special Forces They entered the apartment, located on the second floor, at 1:49 in the morning this Monday, accompanied a minute later by a series of air strikes in the surrounding areaindicated the military spokesman Daniel Hagari. Rescue team members They covered the hostages with their bodies as an intense battle broke out in several places at the same time against Hamas militiamen.
“There was intense fire from the air. Fire was opened from nearby buildings. The Air Force attacked there,” Hagari explained. At the same time, the Navy’s 13th Shayetet commando unit and the 7th Armored Brigade provided cover. The extraction of the hostages was carried out under fire.
In the midst of the battle that left only one minor wounded among the Israeli troops, Marman and Har were taken to a nearby “safe zone” and underwent a quick medical check before being airlifted to Sheba Hospital. According to reports, they were in good physical condition. They are only the second and third hostages to be rescued safely. The only previous case was that of a soldier, in November 2023.
With information from EFE