Live Operational Updates From Israeli Military - October 17th, 2023
IDF: "Shots were fired toward an IDF tank and posts—along the Lebanese border. The IDF responded with artillery fire".
JERUSALEM/GAZA/LEBANON - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have reported more attacks coming from Lebanon which have prompted Israel to respond by striking the positions of the Hezbollah terrorist organization with retaliatory strikes.
Live Updates: IDF/IAF Reports:
An alert was activated in the north of the country. The details are under review.
Further to the initial report on the activation of the warning, a suspicious target was detected on its way to the airspace of the State of Israel from the territory of Lebanon. After inspection - fear of penetration is ruled out.
From the analysis of the IDF's operational systems, an enemy rocket barrage was carried out towards Israel, which passed in the vicinity of the hospital, when it was hit. According to intelligence information, from a number of sources we have, the GAP organization is responsible for the failed shooting that hit the hospital.
At the end of an extensive arrest operation to thwart terrorism and confiscate weapons, 83 wanted persons were arrested in Judea and Samaria, of which 51 were operatives of the terrorist organization Hamas; Many senior Hamas officials throughout the sector were arrested.
The IDF is now attacking targets of the Hezbollah terrorist organization in Lebanon.
The Chief of Staff of the Northern Command: "This is a war for the home. If Hezbollah makes a mistake - annihilation".
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