April 13, 2024

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An Israeli drone bombs a car in southern Lebanon and kills a member of the military wing of Hamas

An Israeli drone bombs a car in southern Lebanon and kills a member of the military wing of Hamas

BEIRUT (AP) — An Israeli drone strike targeted a car in southern Lebanon near the coastal city of Tyre, killing a member of the Lebanese army. The Palestinian armed movement Hamas And civil.

Since the outbreak of war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza on October 7, Israeli raids have killed or injured a number of senior members of the Lebanese Hezbollah group, as well as its ally Hamas in various parts of Lebanon.

Hamas said that its dead member was called Hadi Mustafa, and said that he was a member of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the movement’s military wing. Lebanese official media said he was from the Rashidieh refugee camp near Tyre, where Hamas has a noticeable presence.

The Israeli army published a video of the raid and said that Mustafa was directing the cells to attack “Israeli and Jewish targets” in different parts of the world and reiterated that the Israeli army and security services would pursue Hamas wherever the Palestinian group is active.

The National News Agency in Lebanon said that the other dead person was a Syrian citizen who was on a motorcycle near the targeted car. She added that two people were injured in the raid.

The strike came one day later Two Israeli air strikes struck deep into Lebanese territory This resulted in the killing of a Hezbollah member and another person, and the injury of 20 people.

The strikes were in response to a barrage of 100 Katyusha rockets fired by Hezbollah at several Israeli military sites, including two bases in northern Israel earlier in the day. Also on Tuesday, Khalil al-Hayya, a senior Hamas official, met with Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah in Beirut

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The United States and other governments continue their efforts to prevent the ongoing war in the Gaza Strip from spilling over into Lebanon Hezbollah fighters and Israeli soldiers Commercial shooting across the volatile border between Lebanon and Israel.

The war in Gaza broke out after Hamas-led militants stormed southern Israel on October 7, killing about 1,200 people, most of them civilians, and taking about 250 hostage. Since then, there have been almost daily exchanges along the Lebanese-Israeli border, and international mediators rushed to prevent an all-out war in tiny Lebanon.

In response to the Hamas attack, Israel launched an offensive on the Gaza Strip that has so far killed more than 31,000 Palestinians, displaced hundreds of thousands, and caused widespread destruction.

Hezbollah pledged not to stop fighting until a ceasefire is reached in Gaza.

The largest Israeli strike in Lebanon came in early June, when it was highest Hamas official Saleh Al-Arouri Six others were killed in an apartment in Beirut.