Official Israeli sources reported on Wednesday night that fifteen Israeli soldiers were killed in clashes with Hezbollah fighters in several areas in southern Lebanon.
The sources added that in one incident, tank crew members were all killed when fighters of Hezbollah fired an anti-tank missile at at their tank.
Several soldiers were killed when a missile was fired at a military structure that contained soldiers from an Israeli elite unit.
Part of the military building crashed when the shells struck it, arms and explosives were also blown up, Israeli sources added.
Elven Israeli soldiers killed, 52 injured in southern Lebanon
Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies, 16:39
Wednesday morning, media sources in Lebanon reported that eleven Israeli soldiers were killed, at least 52 were injured, eight seriously, during clashes with Hezbollah fighters in several areas in southern Lebanon. The most fierce clashes took place in Eeta Al Sha’ab and Dabal towns.
The Arabs48 news website reported that most of the casualties among the soldiers were hit after Hezbollah gunmen fired anti-tank shells at their armored vehicles and tanks.
In the most recent attack, two soldiers were killed and twelve were injured, four seriously.
Hezbollah party confirmed that its fighters killed twelve soldiers ading that the fighters managed to destroy five israeli tanks in the morning in addition to destroying twelve tanks on Tuesday.
Also, the party stated that one Israeli military bulldozer and one tank were destroyed on Wednesday morning in Eita Al Sha’ab town.
Fierce clashes are still ongoing in several areas in southern Lebanon.
Moreover, Israeli sources reported that an Israeli military spokesperson announced on Tuesday that five soldiers were killed and fifteen were injured in Bint Jbeil and Labbouna towns, in southern Lebanon.