Smoke rises over the Lebanese village of Bint Jbeil, which was subjected to Israeli bombing today (French)

The Lebanese Hezbollah announced today, Wednesday, that its forces targeted Israeli forces’ positions near the border, and while Israel announced that it bombed the party’s infrastructure and threatened to pay a heavy price for its attacks, the Prime Minister of the Lebanese caretaker government, Najib Mikati, called for an end to the Israeli aggression against southern Lebanon. .

A Hezbollah statement broadcast on Telegram today said: “In support of our steadfast Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip and in support of their valiant and honorable resistance, the Mujahideen of the Islamic Resistance targeted, at 1500 GMT, a deployment of Israeli soldiers in the vicinity of the Birkat Risha site with missile weapons and caused casualties.” "Directly"..

The party's statement continued, "The Ramtha and Al-Samaqa sites in the occupied Lebanese Shebaa Farms were also targeted with missile weapons, and they were hit directly."

On the other hand, the Israeli army announced that it carried out attacks on Hezbollah’s military infrastructure in Ebel al-Saqi, Yarin, and Bint Jbeil in southern Lebanon, and a platform used to launch missiles at Kiryat Shmona.

The Israeli army spokesman said that some of the rockets launched from southern Lebanon fell inside Lebanese territory, and the rest fell in open areas inside Israeli territory without causing any casualties.

The spokesman added that Israeli warplanes bombed a launcher used to launch missiles towards Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel.

He also pointed out that Hezbollah's military infrastructure was targeted in the areas of Al-Saqi, Bint Jbeil and Yarin.

In turn, the Israeli Prime Minister's spokesman said, "Hezbollah is paying a heavy price for its attacks in terms of equipment and lives," pledging during a video briefing that the residents of northern Israel will inevitably return to their homes through diplomatic efforts or resorting to the military option.

Mikati renewed the demand to implement UN Resolution 1701 with all its provisions and oblige Israel to implement it (Reuters)

Mikati’s statements

On the political level, Lebanese caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati said that Lebanon “interacts realistically with external initiatives to restore calm to the south of the country, and stresses in all diplomatic meetings the necessity of working to stop the Israeli aggression against it.”

Mikati pointed out that his country “appreciates the French and American efforts to protect Lebanon and relies on their efforts to deter aggression,” reiterating the demand to implement Resolution 1701 with all its provisions and obliging Israel to implement it and stop its violations, stressing his adherence to calling on the international community to put pressure on Israel to stop its attacks.

Source: Al Jazeera + agencies