Israel Accuses Lebanon Government of Rocket Attack

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
August 22, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Israel on Thursday accused the Lebanese government of shooting four rockets earlier in the day.

Israel’s IDFSpokesperson Twitter account wrote: “The Lebanese government is responsible for the attack.” IDF stands for Israeli Defense Forces, the country’s military.

But it said that an “intercepted rocket was shot down by the Iron Dome missile defense system.”

The other rockets “fell outside” of Israel’s territory, the account added.

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Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.