Hezbollah claims to have focused Israeli troopers crossing the border with Lebanon | EUROtoday

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NOTnew tensions within the Middle East, this time round Israel's northern border. Lebanese Hezbollah claimed to have activated this Monday, April 15, “ explosive devices” as Israeli troopers crossed the border from the Lebanese facet. Israel experiences 4 troopers injured.

This is the primary time that pro-Iranian Hezbollah, which has exchanged fireplace with Israel because the begin of the Gaza struggle greater than six months in the past, has introduced such an operation. Hezbollah fighters positioned expenses within the Tal Ismaïl space in southern Lebanon, close to the Israeli border. These units exploded after Israeli troopers “crossed the border,” the group stated in an announcement.

Investigation underway on the Israeli facet

For its half, the Israeli military introduced that 4 of its troopers, “ active in an area on the northern border”, were injured during the night, one of whom ” seriously, following an explosion of unknown origin.

The Israeli army has not confirmed that its soldiers have crossed the border into Lebanon. Questioned by AFP, she refused to give details, limiting herself to indicating that a “ investigation is ongoing.” Since the beginning of the struggle within the Gaza Strip between Israel and Hamas on October 7, there have been day by day exchanges of fireplace between the Israeli military and Hezbollah, which claims to help its ally, the Palestinian Islamist motion.

READ ALSO EXCLUSIVE. “Iran’s attack on Israel has upended the military equation in the Middle East” On the night time of Saturday April 13 to Sunday April 14, Iran launched an unprecedented assault in opposition to Israel utilizing drones and missiles, in response to a strike on its consulate in Damascus. At the identical time, Hezbollah introduced that it had launched two salvos of Katyusha rockets on Israeli navy positions positioned within the Israeli-occupied Syrian Golan.

The Hebrew State, for its half, carried out a number of strikes on Lebanese territory.