Hezbollah says will respond to Israeli strike

"The Resistance (Hezbollah) will choose the time and place and the proper way to respond to it," a statement on Hezbollah run Al-Manar television said.

Hezbollah says will respond to Israeli strike

World Bulletin/News Desk

Hezbollah will respond to an Israeli air strike on Monday night that hit one of its bases, the group said on Wednesday.

"The new aggression is a blatant assault on Lebanon and its sovereignty and its territory...The Resistance (Hezbollah) will choose the time and place and the proper way to respond to it," a statement on Hezbollah run Al-Manar television said.

The strike, which Israel has not confirmed, hit the Lebanese-Syrian border near the Bekaa Valley village of Janta, it said.

Lebanese security sources have said they believed that any attack took place on Syrian soil, but Hezbollah's reference to Lebanese sovereignty suggested it took place on the Lebanese side of the ill-defined frontier.

Israeli planes have struck areas on the Syrian side of the border several times in the last two years but, if confirmed, an air strike on Lebanese soil would be the first since the Syrian revolt began in 2011.

 

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