IDF Responds With Artillery Fire After Three Rockets Launched From Lebanon Into Israel
09:23 GMT 04.08.2021 (Updated: 11:26 GMT 04.08.2021)
According to Israel's army, the sirens sounded in at least three communities.
Rocket warning sirens sounded in northern Israel close to the Lebanese border on Wednesday, the Israeli military said.
No injuries or damage have been reported so far.
🚨Sirens just sounded in northern Israel🚨— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) August 4, 2021
According to IDF, the sirens sounded at Kfar Giladi, Tel-Hai, and Qiryat Shemona. Three rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israel, two of them fell in Israeli territory, while the third one did not cross the border.
The IDF responded by launching artillery fire into Lebanese territory.
"The IDF artillery forces are now attacking the entire Lebanese border in response to rocket fire on Israeli territory earlier today," the Israeli military announced on Twitter.
כוחות ארטילריים של צה"ל תוקפים כעת לאורך כל גבול לבנון בתגובה לירי הרקטות לשטח ישראל מוקדם יותר היום— צבא ההגנה לישראל (@idfonline) August 4, 2021
A Times of Israel reporter shared a video on Twitter that shows smoke rising from the site of the suspected rocket attack.