Monday, October 24th | 22 Tishri 5777


Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

November 19, 2012 8:51 pm

Lebanese Army Disarms Two Rockets Aimed at Israel

avatar by

Email a copy of "Lebanese Army Disarms Two Rockets Aimed at Israel" to a friend

Eight Qassam launchers, seven equipped with operating systems and one armed and ready to launch, in the Gaza Strip. Photo: wiki commons

Two Katyusha rockets aimed at Israel from southern Lebanon were discovered and disarmed by the Lebanese army, a security official told the Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star.

“An Army patrol unit discovered this afternoon in the area between the village of Halta and Mari in the qada of Hasbaya two 107 mm Grad rockets set to launch,” the Lebanese Army said in a statement.

According to the security source, the rockets at full power could have reached at least seven kilometers into Israel.

Related coverage

October 23, 2016 10:56 am

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the...

Southern Lebanon is another potential flashpoint for Israel. In 2006, Israel and Hezbollah fought a bitter conflict.

While Hezbollah is the main threat from the region, other Palestinian or Islamic terrorist groups also operate inside Lebanon. During Operation Cast Lead in 2008, several rockets were launched by terrorists from Lebanon into northern Israel, provoking a brief Israeli response.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner