A written statement was made by the UNIFIL Media Office following the rocket launch towards Israel from the south of Lebanon and the response.
“Rockets were launched towards Israel in the south of Lebanon this afternoon,” the statement said. “The Israeli army has informed UNIFIL that its air defense system has activated the iron dome.” expressions were used.
UNIFIL Commander Aroldo Lazaro, whose views were included in the statement, said:
“We are in contact with the authorities on both sides of the blue line. The current situation is very dangerous. UNIFIL calls on the parties to avoid escalation and restraint immediately.”
The Israeli army announced that a series of rockets were fired from Lebanon to the northern regions of the country, and warning sirens were activated in the northern regions of the country.
The emergency service Red Star of David also shared that an Israeli who was hit by shrapnel was slightly injured, and another person was injured while fleeing to the shelter.
The Israeli army had also hit the south of Lebanon with artillery.