Hezbollah terrorists on Wednesday fired five anti-tank missiles at an Israeli patrol guarding the Israeli side of the border, killing two Israeli soldiers and injuring seven others according to the IDF Blog. In addition, mortars were launched at an Israeli military position in Mount Hermon in one of the strongest Hezbollah attacks on Israel in more than eight years.
Israel responded by striking Hezbollah “operational positions” and made it clear that Hezbollah would be held responsible. “Whoever is behind today’s attack will pay the full price,” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in comments released by his office. “For some time, Iran—via Hezbollah—has been trying to establish an additional terrorist front against us from the Golan Heights [Israel’s northern border with Syria and Lebanon].” Hezbollah also claimed credit and even suggested their actions were permitted by the Lebanese governmental policy. … Continue Reading