Israel accidentally attacked the Lebanese army

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has admitted that a recent military strike accidentally injured members of the Lebanese Armed Forces. The official IDF statement stressed that the Lebanese army was not the target of the attack.

“The IDF regrets this incident and is conducting an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.”, - the message says.

This is the first reported death of Lebanese military personnel since the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7 and subsequent Israeli military operations. Despite the active activities of the Hezbollah group in Lebanon, the Armed Forces of this country are not taking part in the current conflict.

The IDF said its actions were aimed at eliminating an "imminent threat" detected in an area known to be a Hezbollah launch site and observation post near al-Awadi.


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