Israel strikes southern Lebanon after Hezbollah rocket attack

Voice of America News reports: “Israeli forces and the Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah traded aerial attacks along the border Thursday in the latest of months of exchanges that have raised fears of the Israeli war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip spreading to a wider regional conflict.

Hezbollah said it fired more than 200 rockets at Israeli bases in an attack that also employed the use of ‘explosive drones.’ The Iranian-backed group said it was acting in response to Israel’s killing of one of its commanders Wednesday.

The Hezbollah attack prompted air raid sirens across northern Israel. The Israeli military said it intercepted many of the projectiles and carried out fresh airstrikes against launch positions in Lebanon…”

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