On Sunday, according to Israeli army radio, mortar shells were launched from Lebanon towards Northern Israel. These shells struck an Israeli military facility in Shebaa Farms, as reported by Reuters, citing information from three security sources.
The army said it is conducting an artillery strike at the area in Lebanon from where shorts were fired.
“IDF (Israel Defense Forces) artillery is currently striking the area in Lebanon from where a shooting was carried out,” it said. “The IDF has been taking preparational measures for this type of possibility and will continue to operate in all regions and at any time necessary to ensure the safety of the Israeli civilians.”
Israeli artillery shelling targeted the vicinity of Kafar Shuba in southern Lebanon according to an Al Arabiya correspondent, who said that no casualties were reported on the Lebanese side after Israeli artillery shelling.
Israel has requested the closure of tourist facilities on the border with Lebanon, accoridng to the correspondent.