Unnamed sources in Washington have told Kuwaiti daily Al Rai that Tuesday’s attack on Israeli forces patrolling the Israel-Lebanon border was carried out by the Lebanese Hezbollah under direct order from Iran. The paper said Iran ordered the attack in retaliation for the alleged Israeli attack on Parchin military complex on Sunday. (Jerusalem Post, 10 October)
Israel says the Hezbollah planted and detonated two bombs in the Har Dov region along the Lebanese-Israeli border on Tuesday, injuring two IDF soldiers.
The 5 October attack on Parchin caused significant damage to the facilities, with two building destroyed and a third extensively damaged; in total six building were destroyed or damaged in the explosion. Iran has indirectly implicated Israel for being behind the attack.
File photo: IDF soldier at Har Dov border with Lebanon. Hezbollah, reportedly on orders form Iran, detonated bombs in the area, injuring two IDF soldiers on Tuesday (Photo: anmnews.com)