Despite Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s assigning responsibility to Lebanon and Hezbollah, the defense minister implied that preliminary information indicated that the attack was perpetrated by Sunnis fighting Hezbollah in Syria who hoped to fool Israel into retaliating against Hezbollah, the Jerusalem post reported.
The Israeli military shelled Southern villages of Lebanon on Sunday morning after an unknown group fired two rockets from Lebanon to the occupied territories.
A security source reported that around 20 artillery shells were fired at the border villages in Arqoub area.
The source noted that one of the rockets fired from Lebanon landed near the town of Sarda in al-Wazzani area, which faces the Israeli settlement of Kiryat Shmona.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the rocket attack from Lebanon.
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