9 rockets fired from Lebanon crossed into northern Israel on Wednesday, IDF says

A total of nine rockets fired from Lebanese territory crossed into northern Israel on Wednesday, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement.

Four of the rockets were intercepted by the IDF Aerial Defense Array, it said.

Sirens warning of possible incoming rockets sounded in northern Israel near the Lebanon border on Wednesday afternoon.

“Several launches of anti-tank missiles toward the areas of Metula, Malkia, and Manara were identified. The IDF is responding with fire toward the origins of the shootings,” the Israeli military said. “An IDF UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) thwarted a terrorist cell which fired mortar shells toward the area of Turmus.”

Earlier Wednesday, the IDF said anti-tank missiles were fired toward Israeli communities Manara and the Rosh HaNikra along the Lebanese border. Hezbollah said in a statement that it attacked an Israeli position just south of Manara.

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