TEL AVIV (Jan. 5)
The skirmishes between Hezbollah and Israeli-backed forces in Lebanon continued this week.
Hezbollah guerrillas fired rocket-propelled grenades and mortar bombs at a South Lebanon Army post in the eastern sector of the southern Lebanon security zone on Tuesday. Their barrage was met by gunfire from Israel Defense Force and SLA gunners.
One SLA soldier was reported lightly injured in the attack.
It is believed here that Hezbollah’s latest activity is meant to show support for the 415 members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad whom Israel deported to southern Lebanon on Dec. 17.