Gantz Lodges Protest With UN Mission Over Rockets Fired From Lebanon Toward Israel
Umer Jamshaid 2 months ago Wed 04th August 2021 | 06:40 PM
TEL AVIV (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 04th August, 2021) Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz expressed a strong protest to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on Wednesday after three rockets were fired from Lebanon toward northern Israel, the minister's press service said.
"Defense Minister Benny Gantz assessed the situation following the launch of rockets from Lebanon into northern Israel. ... Minister Gantz instructed officials that a strong protest be conveyed to UNIFIL following the shelling," the statement read.
Sirens sounded in northern Israel, including in the city of Qiryat Shemona. Local residents were asked to take shelter.