Two rockets fired from Lebanon towards Israel

Iron Dome intercepts one rocket, the second explodes in an open area. IDF responds with artillery fire towards Lebanese territory.

Elad Benari , | updated: 4:34 AM

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Sirens were sounded overnight Monday in communities located in the Western Galilee near the border with Lebanon.

Among the localities in which sirens were heard: Rosh Hanikra, Yaara, Hanita, Netiv HaShayara and Shlomi.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said that two rockets had been fired from Lebanon towards Israeli territory. Air defense fighters intercepted one rocket, and the second exploded in an open area.

The IDF responded to the incident with artillery fire towards Lebanon.

At this time, there are no special guidelines for the home front.

Residents reported hearing several explosions. No injuries or damage have been reported so far. The Mateh Asher Regional Council said that there is no indication that any rockets have exploded in the area, but searches are taking place. There are no special instructions for the residents at this time.

Earlier, Syrian media reported that the country’s air defense systems were activated over the city of Aleppo.

Syria’s official news agency, SANA, reported that the air defense systems acted against an “Israeli air aggression” in the Al-Safira area.

The Lebanese Al-Mayadeen TV network reported that the air strikes targeted "defense factories" and a "center for scientific research."



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