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Hezbollah targets Israel's Meron base as movement fires 100 retaliatory rockets in 24 hours

Israel media outlets say on Tuesday that Hezbollah fired more than 100 rockets in just 24 hours.

The Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement has fired a barrage of rockets at an Israeli military base in the northern part of the 1948 Israeli-occupied territories in response to the regime’s deadly airstrikes on eastern Lebanon.

Lebanon’s Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network, citing a brief Hezbollah statement, reported that the group targeted the Mount Meron base on Tuesday.

The sensitive Israeli air traffic control base has been targeted by Hezbollah several times amid the ongoing Israeli onslaught on Gaza.

Hezbollah said in the statement that the rocket attack came in retaliation for brutal aggression against Gaza, and in response to Israeli airstrikes a day earlier on the outskirts of Buday village near Baalbek, which claimed the lives of at least two resistance fighters.

Israel media outlets said Hezbollah launched a volley of rockets from Lebanese territories towards the Mount Meron base, noting that the sound of several loud explosions was heard in the area.

They noted that Hezbollah had fired more than 100 projectiles in less than 24 hours. There were no immediate reports of casualties and the extent of damage caused.

Hezbollah fired a volley of rockets from Lebanon on Monday at an Israeli military base in Syria's occupied Golan Heights, in response to the deadly airstrikes in Lebanon's Baalbek.

Two Lebanese security officials and a source close to the resistance group told AFP news agency that two Hezbollah members were killed in the Israeli aerial raids.

One of the Lebanese security sources said Israeli strikes hit a building used by Hezbollah in a Baalbek suburb, and a warehouse near Baalbek belonging to the group.

Later on Monday, an Israeli strike on a car in southern Lebanon killed at least one person, local rescuers said, without providing further details.

The Israeli regime has been intermittently attacking southern Lebanon since October 7, when the occupation entity launched the devastating campaign of death and destruction in Gaza.

In retaliation, Hezbollah has mounted near-daily rocket attacks on Israeli positions.

More than 270 people have been killed on the Lebanese border, most of them Hezbollah fighters but also including 44 civilians. 

At least ten Israeli troopers and six settlers have been killed in the area.

The fighting has forced the evacuation of tens of thousands from the northern part of the occupied territories, which have been pummeled by rocket fire and shelling carried out by Hezbollah and allied Palestinian groups.

Hezbollah has urged residents in southern Lebanon to take their CCTV camera systems offline to prevent Israel from hacking into those devices installed outside homes and shops in southern Lebanon.

Hezbollah has already fought off two Israeli wars against Lebanon in 2000 and 2006. The resistance forced the regime to retreat in both conflicts.

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