IAF jets destroy weapons shipment from Syria to Hezbollah

From the Jerusalem Post 

By YASSER OKBI, THE POST CORRESPONDENT, , JPOST.
10/23/2013 09:41

Israeli warplanes on Tuesday destroyed a shipment of missiles that were to be delivered to Hezbollah near the Lebanese-Syrian frontier, according to the Kuwait newspaper Al-Jarida.

The paper’s story, which quotes a senior Israeli official, has not been confirmed by any other news source. There was also no word on whether the attack took place on Lebanese or Syrian soil.

Israel has reportedly launched at least three attacks against convoys that were said to be delivering arms to the south Lebanon-based Shi’ite organization.

The Kuwaiti daily also reported last Friday that Israel has information on the location of long-range missiles transferred from Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon and is considering taking military action to destroy the weapons.

The paper, quoting an Israeli security source close to Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, reported that the remote-operated missiles, with a range of 1,500 kilometers.

Read the entire article at the Jerusalem Post.

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