10 Katyusha rockets explode in southern Lebanon

10 Katyusha rockets explode in southern Lebanon

first_imgJERUSALEM Israel’s military said Hezbollah guerrillas fired at least 10 Katyusha rockets into southern Lebanon early Tuesday. None hit inside Israel and no injuries were reported. The rocket explosions reported by Israel came hours after the start of a U.N. cease-fire in Lebanon. The military said it has not responded to the rockets, which were fired over a two-hour period. Hezbollah, which frequently used the Katyusha rockets in its battle against Israel, has said it will attack Israeli forces in southern Lebanon despite the truce. The army would not comment on whether the rockets landed near Israeli forces there. The Katyushas has a range of just over 12 miles. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhy these photogenic dumplings are popping up in Los Angeles Israeli forces had launched an 11th-hour offensive just days before the cease-fire took place, partly to push Hezbollah behind the Litani River, some 18 miles from the Israeli border, and get Israeli towns out of the rockets’ range. Monday saw a tense calm emerge in Israel and Lebanon as Israel halted its offensive and airstrikes and Hezbollah stopped firing rockets into Israel However, Israeli forces killed six Hezbollah fighters in four separate skirmishes that illustrated the fragility of the truce that ended 34 days of fighting. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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