Hezbollah Warns Israel Against Targeting Palestinian Terrorists in Lebanon

(Reuters) —

Lebanon’s Imam al-Mahdi Scouts carry a picture of Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah as they march during a religious procession to mark Ashura in Beirut’s suburbs, Tuesday. (REUTERS/Aziz Taher)

The head of Lebanon’s powerful armed movement Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, warned on Tuesday against any Israeli attempts to expand their targeting of Palestinian terrorists to Lebanon.

“Any attack on any human being will not go unpunished or unanswered,” Nasrallah said in a media address.

On the weekend, Defense Minister Benny Gantz hinted at the possible targeting of Islamic Jihad officials abroad, who he said could be seen in “restaurants and hotels in Tehran, Syria and Lebanon.”

“They too will have to pay the price,” Gantz said.

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