Israeli army said it was “currently attacking Hezbollah terrorist targets deep in Lebanon” There was initially no statement from Hezbollah. The Iranian-backed militia also reported shooting down an Israeli drone in southern Lebanon.

Since the war between Israel and Hamas began, at least 278 people have been killed in. southern Lebanon, according to a count by the AFP news agency. Most of them were fighters from Hezbollah or other armed groups. But there were also 44 civilians among the victims. According to the army, ten soldiers and six civilians were killed on the Israeli side.