TEL AVIV (Mar. 11)
The Israeli air force carried out an unusually long-range attack in Lebanon on Friday, when aircraft struck a terrorist base in Khan Khayat, north of Tripoli, not far from Lebanon’s northern border with Syria.
The target was a naval base operated by Ahmed Jabril’s Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command.
Reports from Beirut said that four people were killed in the attack, carried out by six planes. The Jabril organization said that two of its sailors had been killed.
The base is said to have been a training ground for marine commandos and a point of departure for seaborne attacks against Israel.