The IDF is increasing its preparedness to deal with the threat from Hezbollah in Lebanon, who have the ability to strike by air, land, and even sea — both above and below. Here is a look at Israel’s maritime efforts to stop Hezbollah incursions into its territory.
Hezbollah terrorists in a Lebanese border village received a nasty surprise last week.After the IDF revealed a fifth terrorist attack tunnel, they began pouring in concrete from the Israeli end. Video footage showed spooked terrorists fleeing as the liquid cement seeped out of the Lebanese side of the tunnel.
At the request of Israel and the United States, the UN Security Council (UNSC) will hold a special meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss the Hezbollah terrorist tunnels crossing the border from Lebanon into Israel. The emergency session comes to address rising tensions on Israel’s border with Lebanon.
The tunnel threat is becoming an international issue. The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), charged with monitoring the border between Israel and Lebanon, acknowledged on Monday that the existence of four tunnel with two penetrating into Israel. UNIFIL further acknowledged that these tunnels violate UN Security Council Resolution 1701, saying they are “a matter of serious concern.” UNIFIL contacted the Lebanese government, requesting they “ensure urgent follow-up actions in accordance with [their] responsibilities.”
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