TEL AVIV (Aug. 22)
An Israeli soldier was lightly wounded this week when mortars fired by the Islamic fundamentalist Hezbollah hit an Israel Defense Force post on the northern edge of the southern Lebanon security zone.
According to Israeli security sources, Hezbollah forces not only fired mortars and rockets at two Israeli positions in southern Lebanon on Sunday.
The terrorists also fired at an army post located in northern Israel near the border with Lebanon, wounding a second Israeli soldier.
A Hezbollah source denied that any attack had been launched on positions within Israel.
It was not immediately clear whether the Hezbollah attacks were in retaliation for the accidental shelling on Saturday of a village north of the zone by the South Lebanon Army, Israel’s ally in the region.
A resident of the village, reported to be a member of the Syrian-backed Amal movement, was killed in the SLA shelling, which also left three women injured.