Sirens Ring in Israel After 3 Rockets Fired from Lebanon

Aftermath of a rocket that hit Israel after being fired from Lebanon. Screenshot of footage from the IDF. Aug. 4, 2021.

Aftermath of a rocket that hit Israel after being fired from Lebanon. Screenshot of footage from the IDF. Aug. 4, 2021.

08-04-2021 CBN News Jerusalem Emily Jones

JERUSALEM, Israel – The Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday that three rockets were fired at Israel from Lebanon just after 12 p.m.

The rockets set off sirens in Kfar Giladi, Kiryat Shmona, and Tel Hai, near Israel’s northern border with Lebanon. Two of the rockets landed in Israel and one fell inside Lebanon.

The rocket sirens sent Israelis near the border running to their bomb shelters. The Kiryat Shmona municipality ordered residents to stay in the bomb shelters until told otherwise.

There were no reports of casualties.

“In response, our artillery forces fired into Lebanon,” the IDF said.

Israel told Lebanon through UN peacekeepers that it will intensify its response if calm is not restored to the border, according to Israel’s Channel 12 news.

Hebrew media reported that Israel believes local Palestinian groups fired the rockets.

Several rockets were fired at Israel last month and during the 11-day war with Gaza in May. The military determined that the rockets were fired by a Palestinian group in Lebanon and were not from Hezbollah.

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STEVE & LAURIE MARTIN - LOVE FOR HIS PEOPLE FOUNDERS My good wife Laurie and I (43 years in October 2020!), through the ministry of Love For His People we founded in 2010, give love and support for our friends in Israel and in other nations with friendship, humanitarian aid, and social media support, along with Steve's NOW THINK ON THIS messages, and our Ahava Adventures annual trips to Israel. Steve has also authored and published 31 books. We live in the Charlotte, NC area, along with four adult children, spouses, and eight grandkids.

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