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        8/23/2013, Elul 17, 5773

      IDF: Airstrike on Lebanon a Message to Decision Makers


      Spokesman Yoav Mordechai of the Israel Defense Forces said, Friday morning, that a Thursday-evening airstrike on Lebanon "was on targets that are a few kilometers south of Beirut and its echoes were heard in Beirut."

      Referring to the Thursday afternoon firing of rockets at the western Galilee region, just south of the Lebanese border, the brigadier-general continued, "The attack is a clear message of the IDF and Israel to decision makers in Lebanon whom we see are responsible for last night's firing," of rockets at Israel.