Israeli Shell Hits Southern Lebanon Following Truce Extension

BEIRUT (Reuters) —
Smoke and fire rise from a building following an Israeli strike on Hezbollah targets in Lebanon, on Friday. (Israel Defense Forces/Handout via REUTERS)

An Israeli shell hit near the southern Lebanese town of Aita al-Shaab on Tuesday morning, according to Lebanon’s state news agency, hours after a truce between Israel and Hamas was extended for two days.

The truce did not formally include Lebanon, but weeks of cross-border shelling between Israel and the Lebanese Hezbollah terror group, a Hamas ally, had come to a halt when the truce first came into force last Friday.

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