2 hurt as Hezbollah shells north launches explosive drones

Lebanon’s Hezbollah bombarded northern Israel with some 40 rockets in several separate barrages 2 hurt on Sunday, after the Israeli military carried out a wave of overnight strikes against the terror group. Explosive-laden drones also launched from Lebanon on Sunday, as the terror group continued its attacks on the north amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war in the Gaza Strip. smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc smc

The Israel Defense Forces said Sunday morning 2 hurt

That it had carried out an overnight airstrike with fighter jets against a Hezbollah compound in northeastern Lebanon’s Baalbek.

Baalbek, an area identified in the past as a Hezbollah stronghold, is around 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the Israeli border.
The IDF said the strike came as a response to Hezbollah shooting down a military drone over southern Lebanon on Saturday. By signing up, you agree to the terms
In addition to the compound, the IDF said fighter jets also struck a building used by Hezbollah in southern Lebanon’s Bint Jbeil, and command rooms in Qana and Baraachit.
On Sunday morning, two explosive-laden drones launched from Lebanon, striking open areas near the city of Katzrin in the Golan Heights, the military said.
The drones sparked a fire that was extinguished a short while later. The IDF said there were no injuries in the incident.
Hezbollah claimed to have targeted an Iron Dome battery in the area with several explosive drones.

Sirens had sounded throughout the area during the attack, as the military attempted to intercept the devices.

Later on Sunday, a barrage of at least 15 rockets fired at Katzrin, striking open areas and sparking a large fire south of the city, according to the IDF and the Fire and Rescue Service. There were no reports of injuries in the attack.
Hezbollah claimed to have fired dozens of rockets at an IDF base in the area.
In other barrages on Sunday, 15 rockets fired at the Kiryat Shmona area, and another eight launched at the largely evacuated border community of Margaliot. According to the IDF, all of the rockets intercepted.

Another rocket attack on Kiryat Shmona lightly wounded two people, the municipality said.

The city said that at least three impact sites were reported in the city, also resulting in damage.
A composite image of damage caused by rockets from Lebanon in the city of Kiryat Shmona on June 2, 2024. (Kiryat Shmona Municipality)
The military later said it carried out a strike against a building used by Hezbollah in southern Lebanon’s Houla, used to launch the attack on Margaliot.

Lebanese media claimed that two shepherds killed in the Houla strike.

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