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Lebanon’s Hezbollah claims strikes that wounded Israeli soldiers – Times of India

BEIRUT: Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group claimed responsibility Monday for a strike that Israel said wounded four soldiers in the country's north, the latest cross-border fire in more than seven months of clashes.Israel and Hamas ally Hezbollah have exchanged near-daily fire following the Palestinian group's October 7 attack on southern Israel that sparked war in Gaza.Hezbollah fighters fired "a guided missile" at an Israeli Merkava tank across the border on Monday morning, destroying it "after closely monitoring the enemy's movements," the group said in a statement.The Israeli army said "two anti-tank missiles" crossed from Lebanon into the area of Yiftah, a kibbutz community less than two kilometers (1.2 miles) from the border.The missiles wounded four Israeli soldiers, the army ...

Lebanon security source says 4 Hezbollah members dead in Israeli strike – Times of India

BEIRUT: A Lebanese security source said four Hezbollah members were killed in an Israeli strike on a vehicle in the country's south, the latest such raid in months of cross-border hostilities.Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah movement began attacking Israel in support of ally Hamas a day after the Palestinian militant group's unprecedented October 7 attack on Israel that sparked war in the Gaza Strip.The Lebanese security source, requesting anonymity as they were not authorised to speak to the media, said that "four Hezbollah fighters were killed in an Israeli drone strike on their vehicle in Bafliyeh", about 15 kilometres (10 miles) from the frontier.The Israeli army told AFP: "We do not comment on reports in the foreign media."Lebanon's civil defence reported "four martyrs" in an "Israeli ...