Israel opened fire on South Lebanon with heavy artillery

The Israeli army opened fire on South Lebanon with heavy artillery, with several shells exploding in the Marjouun area, NNA reported on August 4.

“Several rockets of unknown origin were fired into the occupied Palestinian territories, two of them fell in Palestine and three in the Marjayoun plain, causing a fire,” the Lebanese national news agency NNA reported.

On the same day, air-raid sirens sounded in the town of Kiryat Shmonah, located in northern Israel near the border with Lebanon, due to a falling rocket.

The Times of Israel also reported that sirens went off in the towns of Kfar Giladi and Tel-Hai. Residents of these towns were urged to stay in protected areas. A fire broke out in the area where the rockets landed in the town of Kiryat Shmonah.

On July 20, two rockets were fired from Lebanon towards Israel. One of the rockets was intercepted by the Iron Dome air defense system, and the second rocket landed in open terrain in Israel, according to the Israeli army press office.

On the same day, it became known that Israeli Air Force (IAF) aircrafts attacked on Tuesday night military enterprises located in the area of al-Safira, southeast of the Syrian city of Aleppo (360 km from Damascus). It is noted that the strikes also targeted weapons depots belonging to pro-Iranian Shiite militias fighting on the side of the Syrian army.