Israel takes out high level target: Hezbollah responds with a barrage of rockets

Israel-fires-from-rockets Israeli firefighters try to extinguish a fire after missiles launched from Lebanon hit open areas near the northern Israeli city of Safed, on June 12, 2024. (photo credit: MICHAEL GILADI/FLASH90)

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Important Takeaways:

  • Hezbollah fired more than 250 rockets into Israel on Wednesday after Israel killed Sami Taleb Abdullah, the most senior Hezbollah commander to be eliminated since October 7.
  • This was the largest one-day rocket attack since the war began and included for the first time in this conflict rocket attacks as far south as Tiberias.
  • The IDF said most rockets fell in open areas, some others were intercepted, and others fell in other locations.
  • Al Mayadeen reported that a number of Israeli military sites, including the Mount Meron air traffic control base, were targeted during the attacks.
  • Hezbollah said it carried out at least 17 operations against Israel on Wednesday, including eight in response to what it called the “assassination”.
  • Abdallah was senior to Wissam Tawil, a high-level Hezbollah commander killed in an Israeli strike in January, said the sources in Lebanon, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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