Operation Northern Shield was launched by Israel to expose and destroy attack tunnels of the terrorist group Hezbollah. The tunnels, which stretched from southern Lebanon into northern Israel, were created with the intention of cutting off northern Israeli communities, including the city of Metullah.
"The IDF views the Lebanese government as responsible for the digging of the tunnels and for the consequences of its action," the IDF said.
Military confirms tunnel discovered on Sunday poses no threat to residents.
Netanyahu spoke ahead of the UN Security Council debate later in the day about the discovery of Hezbollah’s terror tunnels along the Israeli-Lebanese border.
"The IDF is the only army that is fighting the Iranian army in the world, and now we are seeing great successes."
The IDF on Tuesday said Hezbollah has worked to block some of its cross-border attack tunnels
Unnamed Israeli sources claimed that Russia instructed Beirut to solve the issue of Hezbollah terror tunnels crossing into Israel.
Captured on film, UNIFIL troops are seen working to deescalate situation.
Army says no risk to residents, investigating passage route.
“We think UNIFIL has to do a stronger job, tougher job, but ultimately it's the responsibility of the international community."
“There is a clear threat from the north,” he said. “I repeat my condition, those who want peace, need to support and defend Israel.”