Israeli strike kills 3 Hezbollah fighters after drone attack on Israel base

An Israeli drone strike on a car in the southern coastal border town of Naqoura killed three Hezbollah fighters on Saturday morning, shortly after Hezbollah claimed a suicide drone attack on an Israeli command base in Liman, around seven kilometers from Lebanon's border.

Hezbollah also mourned two more fighters and claimed a rocket attack on Israeli troops near the Jal al-Allam post.

Israeli artillery shelling meanwhile targeted Aita al-Shaab, Majdal Zoun, Tayr Harfa, al-Jibbayn, Tallet al-Hamames, al-Wazzani, Alma al-Shaab, Dhayra, Naqoura al-Labbouneh as an airstrike also targeted al-Labbouneh.

Hezbollah and the Israeli army have traded almost daily fire since the eruption of the Gaza war.

On the Lebanese side, at least 285 people have been killed, mostly Hezbollah fighters and their allies, along with 44 civilians. On the Israeli side, the army says 10 soldiers and six civilians have been killed, while tens of thousands of residents on both sides have been displaced.

Source: Naharnet

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