IDF says looking into reports it carried out deadly strike on car in Lebanon

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

The Israel Defense Forces says it is investigating, after Lebanese reports said an Israeli airstrike on a vehicle in southern Lebanon killed four civilians.

“Earlier today, the IDF struck a vehicle in Lebanese territory that was identified as a suspicious vehicle containing several terrorists,” the IDF says in response to a query on the matter.

“The claim that there were several uninvolved civilians in the vehicle is being examined. The event is under review,” the IDF adds.

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