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Hezbollah Strikes Israeli Military Position, Injuring 18

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Hezbollah Strikes Israeli Military Position, Injuring 18
Earlier on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the Israeli regime's military disclosed that 14 soldiers had been wounded, with six in critical condition, two moderately, and six lightly.

The attack by Hezbollah was described by Israel's Walla news website as a carefully orchestrated ambush. Another report from Israeli media indicated that Hezbollah's drones struck their intended target without prior warning, leaving the Israeli military perplexed regarding their origin.

Hezbollah confirmed its involvement through a statement, asserting that it had attacked a military base belonging to the Zionist army situated in the northern vicinity of the Israeli-occupied territories. This action, they said, was in response to Israel's persistent airstrikes on Gaza and recurrent incursions into southern Lebanon.

The statement further elaborated that the attack was executed using guided missiles and explosive drones on a newly established military reconnaissance command center in Arab al-Aramshe, a village near the Lebanese border. Hezbollah cited the incident as retaliation for the targeted killings of resistance fighters in Ain Baal and Shehabiya.

On Tuesday, Hezbollah reported the deaths of three of its members due to Israeli strikes. Israeli authorities have responded by imposing restrictions on gatherings within settlements located within zero to four kilometers of the Lebanese border.

Additionally, Hezbollah carried out several other operations on the same day, including an attack on the Zibdin barracks in the occupied Lebanese Shebaa Farms employing Falaq-1 missiles. In retaliation, the regime claimed to have targeted Hezbollah positions in southern Lebanon, with Lebanese media documenting attacks near the towns of Baalbek, Alma Al-Shaab, and Al-Dhahira, among others.

This recent incident marks the third consecutive day of Hezbollah strikes causing casualties among Israelis. Tensions escalated following Iran's direct attack on the regime over the weekend in retaliation for a lethal strike on the Iranian diplomatic mission in Damascus.

Tuesday saw three Israelis wounded in a Lebanese strike, while the day before, Hezbollah targeted Israeli soldiers with explosive devices, injuring four who had crossed into Lebanese territory — the first such attack in six months of ongoing clashes.

The conflict between Israel and Hezbollah has resulted in near-daily cross-border exchanges since the commencement of an operation by the Palestinian resistance movement on October 7. The ongoing fighting has led to the evacuation of tens of thousands from the northern regions of the occupied territories amid continuous rocket fire and shelling by Hezbollah and affiliated Palestinian factions.

Having previously withstood two Israeli incursions in 2000 and 2006, Hezbollah continues to maintain its resilience against the regime's military actions.