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Israël will evacuate the town of Kyriat Shmona, on its border with Lebanon (army)

Israel will evacuate the town of Kyriat Shmona, on its border with Lebanon (army)” />

Israel will evacuate the town of Kyriat Shmona, on its border with Lebanon (army) its border with Lebanon under high tension since the attack launched by Hamas on October 7, announced Friday the Israeli army.

The Israeli authorities “announced the implementation of a plan to evacuate the inhabitants” of this town of around 25,000 inhabitants “into reception houses financed by the State”, indicated the army in a press release.

The attack by the Palestinian Islamist movement led to the death of 1,400 people on Israeli soil, the majority civilians. Since October 7, the Israeli army has been on alert on its northern border to ward off a possible offensive by the pro-Iranian Lebanese Herzbollah.

On Thursday, the Israeli army reported an anti-tank rocket launcher attack from Lebanese territory and responded by attacking “Herzbollah infrastructure”. Israeli air raids were also launched against the area of ​​fire.

Since the start of the war triggered by the unprecedented attack by Palestinian Islamist Hamas in Israel on October 7, clashes on the Israeli border -Lebanese left around twenty dead on the Lebanese side, mostly fighters, but also a journalist from the Reuters agency and two civilians. On the Israeli side, at least three people were killed.

The international community fears a spillover of the conflict between Lebanese Hezbollah, supported by Iran, and the Israeli army.

” We are on alert and vigilance in the north, if Hezbollah makes a serious mistake, we will respond with great force,” Israeli army spokesperson Daniel Hagari warned on Tuesday.

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Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116