Hezbollah says it launched dozens of rockets at Israel after civilian deaths

To justify this operation, the Lebanese Islamist movement invoked Tuesday a “response to attacks by the Israeli enemy (…) on civilians’ homes”, which occurred earlier.


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The location shows the town of Hanine, (Lebanon), targeted by an Israeli strike according to the Lebanese news agency ANI, on April 23, 2024. (GOOGLE MAPS)

The Lebanese Islamist movement Hezbollah announced on Tuesday April 23 that it had launched dozens of Katyusha rockets on northern Israel. To justify this operation, he invoked a “response to attacks by the Israeli enemy (…) on civilian houses in southern Lebanon, “especially the massacre in Hanine and the death of civilians”.

Rescuers and Lebanese news agency ANI earlier said an Israeli strike killed a woman in her 50s and a 12-year-old girl from the same family in southern Lebanon, and left several others injured. in a house in Hanine, near the Israeli border. Enemy warplanes raided a two-story house with two air-to-ground missiles, completely destroying it.”, assured ANI. This house, according to the agency, housed “a family who has not fled since the start of the Israeli attacks”.

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