IDF believes Palestinian faction behind Lebanon rocket attack

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

The Israel Defense Forces believes that a small Palestinian faction — not the Hezbollah terror group — is responsible for the attack on northern Israel from Lebanon last night, spokesperson Zilberman says.

According to Zilberman, the attack, in which six projectiles were fired toward northern Israel, came from a town north of Mount Dov, also known as Shabaa Farms, in southern Lebanon. IDF artillery returned fire toward the source of the launch.

The IDF believes that rocket and mortar attacks from Lebanon are likely to continue as the military fights Hamas in Gaza, as they did in the 2014 Gaza war.

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