WATCH: Iron Dome intercepts rockets from Lebanon as Israelis gather for Shavuot

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

A barrage of some 15 rockets was launched from Lebanon at the Kiryat Shmona area in northern Israel, the military says, as Jewish Israelis celebrate the Shavuot holiday.

The IDF says some of the rockets were intercepted by air defenses while others hit open areas.

There are no reports of injuries.

Footage from a community in the Kiryat Shmona area shows the Iron Dome air defense system engaging the rockets as Israelis were gathered for Shavuot celebrations.

Separately, the IDF says it carried out a strike on a building used by Hezbollah, a rocket launching site, and other infrastructure in southern Lebanon’s Aitaroun.

At the same time, a Hezbollah rocket-launching cell was targeted in a drone strike in Deir Aames, the military adds.

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