Israeli sources reported tat at least two Israelis were wounded after Hezbollah gunmen fired some 100 Katusha shells into northern Israel on Tuesday, damage to constructions was reported.
The two injured Israelis were wounded when a shell hit their home in Fassouta town, in the Western Galilee. One of the injured is in a moderate condition.
Also, some twenty Katusha shells hit Kiryat Shmona settlement in the upper Galilee causing damage to several constructions and setting a number of structures on fire.
Four more shells exploded in fields in the northern area of the Golan Heights, no injuries were reported.
Residents of the towns of Ma’alot, Yehiam, Ma’alot Tarshiha and Kabri were instructed to enter shelters on Tuesday afternoon as sirens were heard throughout northern Israel. One building in Ma’alot was damaged.
At least two shells hit open areas in Acre, no injuries were reported.
Katusha shells also fell in open areas close to Tiberias and Nahariya, Israeli sources reported.
Israeli online daily Haaretz reported that Hezbollah gunmen fired more than 160 Katusha shells at settlements in the north on Monday.
More than 70 landed near Kiryat Shmona and the rest fell on Rosh Pina, Safad, Ma’alot and Acre
The Israeli Health Ministry reported that 152 civilians and soldiers were hospitalized throughout the night, 17 of them are in critical conditions.
On Tuesday, three Israeli soldiers were killed, at least eight Israeli soldiers were injure, two seriously, in clashes with Hezbollah fighters.