TEL AVIV (Jun. 14)
Israeli air force jets attacked terrorist bases eight miles southeast of Beirut on Wednesday and scored accurate hits, a military spokesman announced.
All aircraft returned safely to their bases.
The targets were described as headquarters and training grounds of the Palestine Liberation Front and the Tala’at Yacub faction, located in areas controlled by Walid Jumblatt’s Druse militia.
According to the spokesman, the two groups joined forces to mount a Katyusha rocket attack two weeks ago on the Israeli border town of Metulla. They also attempted to infiltrate Israel.
The air raid was Israel’s sixth attack on sites in Lebanon this year. The last one was carried out May 21 in the Sidon area.