Israel and Hezbollah are arch enemies who fought a month-long war in the summer of 2006. Israel considers this Iran-backed Shia militant group as its biggest threat.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (file photo)
lebanon border a video of soldiers conducting a search operation in fields and roads near Israeli Army Has issued. This video was released after the announcement, which claimed that the Israeli army killed a suspect wearing an explosive belt in the northern region of the country earlier this week. With this claim, it has been feared that the connection of this case to Lebanon hezbollah movement Could be from.
A suspect in a car was stopped at a border crossing set up in northern Israel after an explosive device detonated at the Megiddo junction, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Haifa. After this incident, the tension between Lebanon and Israel has increased.
Tension on the Israel-Lebanon border
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been forced to cut short a two-day visit to Germany because of tensions along the border with Lebanon. His office has said that Netanyahu will return from Germany late on Thursday.
Israeli army released video footage
The Israeli army released video footage saying soldiers killed an armed man suspected of blowing up a car after entering Israel from Lebanon on Monday. This came shortly after a roadside explosion near the Megiddo junction in the north of Israel, seriously injuring a driver. The army said soldiers had stopped the suspect’s car at a checkpoint after the blast.
The suspect was wearing a suicide vest
The army said the suspect in the car was wearing a suicide vest and was carrying a rifle and a handgun. It says that the soldiers shot the man and the driver of the car is being questioned. The military said the detonating device was unusual for the area, with the explosion occurring at a 90-degree angle. This led officials to suspect that the man had infiltrated from the Lebanese side and may be linked to Hezbollah.
Israel and Hezbollah arch enemies
Israel and Hezbollah are arch enemies who fought a month-long war in the summer of 2006. Israel considers this Iran-backed Shia militant group to be its biggest threat. A Hezbollah spokesman in Beirut did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Associated Press.