Hezbollah Retaliates: Live Coverage

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Israeli soldiers treat their injured after an anti-tank missile hit an army vehicle in an occupied area on the border with Lebanon on January 28, 2015. AFP/Jalaa Marey

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Israel hit Lebanon with at a number of rockets after an anti-tank missile was fired at an Israel Occupation Forces (IOF) convoy near the Lebanon border on Wednesday.

Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah said in a statement: "At 11:35 am on Wednesday, the 'Quneitra righteous martyrs in the Islamic resistance' group targeted an Israeli military convoy."

The Israeli army said on its Twitter feed that an "initial reports indicate a military vehicle was hit, apparently by an anti-tank missile in the area of Har Dov," using Israel's term for the Shebaa Farms which is also close to the ceasefire line with Syria.

Hezbollah news channel Al-Manar said nine Israeli vehicles were targeted in the attack, while Al-Mayadeen news channel's Director Ghassan Ben Jeddo, said at least 15 Israeli soldiers have been killed.

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This blog will provide context and supplementary information about the discussions, analysis, and the like in regards to this latest act of violence by Israel on the Palestinians.

Al-Akhbar will continue to post live updates on the situation in Lebanon.

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