| 21 February 2024, Wednesday |

Israeli army: Downed rocket fired from Lebanon.

“The Israeli army announced today, Saturday, the downing of a surface-to-air missile launched from Lebanon towards an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle.

The Israeli army stated in a press release that ‘the unmanned aerial vehicle was not damaged and continued its mission,’ adding that the missile ‘did not cross into Israeli territory and did not activate any alerts as per protocol.’

The statement indicated that ‘in response to the launch, Israeli army fighter jets targeted the terrorist infrastructure of Hezbollah, and an intercepting missile was launched during the incident.’

The borders between Lebanon and Israel have witnessed tension and sporadic exchanges of gunfire and shells between the Israeli army and Hezbollah since the start of the confrontation between Hamas and Israel on October 7th.”

  • Sawt Beirut International