Israel’s army stated on Tuesday it was once starting an operation to “reveal and thwart” cross-border assault tunnels from Lebanon dug via Hezbollah.
A spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus, stated Israel’s army was once conscious about a variety of tunnels crossing into the rustic from Lebanon to the north, and that the military could be running inside of Israel simplest and now not crossing the border.
The army stated in a remark it had “enhanced its presence and readiness within the Northern Command and is ready for quite a lot of situations”.
Some spaces close to the border fence have been closed off.
The remark stated: “The digging of the cross-border assault tunnels that the IDF (Israel Protection Forces) has came upon, ahead of the assault tunnels become operational and posed an coming near near danger to the protection of Israeli civilians, constitutes a flagrant and serious violation of Israeli sovereignty.”
Israel and Iran-backed Hezbollah final fought a warfare in 2006.