IDF: 15 rockets fired to Kiryat Shmona, Israel strikes Hezbollah launchers, sites

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Some 15 rockets were launched from Lebanon at the Kiryat Shmona area earlier today, the military says.

Hezbollah has taken responsibility for the attack.

The IDF says some of the rockets were intercepted by air defenses, and it shelled the launch sites with artillery.

Some of the rockets caused damage to property and sparked fires in Kiryat Shmona, authorities have said.

Meanwhile, the IDF confirms carrying out a strike against a building in the Tyre area earlier today.

According to the IDF, Hezbollah used the building in the coastal town of Borgholiyeh.

The IDF publishes footage of the strike.

Another site belonging to the terror group was struck in Khiam, the military says.

Separately, a suspected drone heading toward Israel was shot down by air defenses over southern Lebanon, the IDF adds.

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