Israeli air force strikes terror target in Lebanon

By Zoe Winograd, August 23, 2013
Fighter jet (Photo: Flash 90)

Fighter jet (Photo: Flash 90)

The Israeli Air Force has attacked a terror site in Lebanon.

According to an IDF spokesman, the raid took place early on Friday morning in retaliation to the two rockets launched from Lebanon on Thursday.

Military spokesman Lieutanent Colonel Peter Lerner announced that the strike had taken place. He said: "Israel will not tolerate terrorist aggression originating from Lebanese territory.”

The destroyed target was resported as a group of tunnels used as rocket launch pads.

Defence Minister Moshe Ya’alon said : "The state of Israel is holding the Lebanese government accountable for what is going on in its territory and will not sit by with every firing or provocation. We will not let anyone disrupt our citizens' lives."

Last updated: 11:52am, August 23 2013