Hezbollah is “close to making a grave mistake” that will result in the residents of Beirut suffering the consequences, Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant warned on Saturday night while touring the northern front.
“I am telling the citizens of Lebanon, the residents of Gaza are already walking with white flags and moving south. Hezbollah is dragging Lebanon into a possible war, and it is close to making a grave mistake,” said Gallant.
“The ones who will pay the price are the Lebanese people. What we are doing in Gaza we know how to do in Beirut,” added the minister.
“Our pilots are sitting in their cockpits, planes pointing north, and the air force’s power is huge,” said Gallant.
On Saturday evening, the Israel Defense Forces shelled a Hezbollah anti-tank missile squad in southern Lebanon that was preparing an attack.
Earlier, terrorists in Lebanon fired mortars and anti-tank missiles at Israeli military posts.
The IDF also intercepted an “aerial target” over Kibbutz Kabri, two miles east of Nahariya in the Western Galilee, where sirens had sounded. Two additional targets were downed over the Israel-Lebanon border, according to the military.
The IDF was responding with artillery towards Hezbollah terror assets in Lebanon.