17-02-2020 09:15 PM Jerusalem Timing

Hezbollah Condemns Attack against UNIFIL’s French Battalion

Hezbollah Condemns Attack against UNIFIL’s French Battalion

Hezbollah issued a statement on Friday in which the party condemned the bomb attack against UNIFIL this morning near the city of Tyre.

Hezbollah issued a statement on Friday in which the party condemned the bomb attack against UNIFIL this morning near the city of Tyre.

“Hezbollah condemns the attack against the French battalion in UNIFIL force”, the statement said. It considered that the attack had targeted Lebanon’s security and the stability of the south in particular.

“Hezbollah calls upon the Lebanese security services to work hard in order to put an end to such attacks,” the statement ended up as saying.

A roadside bomb aimed at a UNIFIL (United Nation Interim forces in Lebanon) patrol mildly wounded four French soldiers and two civilians on Friday. The explosion, which occurred in the Lebanese coastal town of Tyre near Bourj Shmali, was planted in a trench on the side of the road.