Lebanon’s Hezbollah group would fire thousands of rockets into Israel in any future war and target cities in the country’s heartland, the group’s leader said today. Sheik Hassan Nasrallah’s warning came days after an eight-day Israeli offensive against Gaza ended with a truce.
Nasrallah said in a speech in Beirut that the Fajr-5 attacks “shook Israel.” He asked: “How is it (Israel) going to stand thousands of rockets that will fall on Tel Aviv and other areas if it launches an aggression against Lebanon?”
“The battle with us is going to be all over occupied Palestine,” the black-turbaned Nasrallah said. “From the border with Lebanon to the frontier with Jordan to the Red Sea. The Israelis should listen well to me. From Kiryat Shemona to Eilat,” Nasrallah said.
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