Hezbollah vows ‘double’ retaliation for harm to Lebanese civilians

A Hezbollah lawmaker said on Tuesday that the Lebanese terrorist group would respond “double” to any Israeli attacks on civilians after a strike that killed three children and their grandmother in south Lebanon. “The resistance will respond double to any aggression that targets civilians,” Ali Fayyad said at the funeral of the four Lebanese killed in the south on Sunday. Lebanese authorities said an Israeli strike hit the car the family was traveling in on Sunday. Israel’s military said its troops engaged a vehicle in Lebanon which was “identified as a suspected transport for terrorists” and it was looking into reports there were civilians inside. Violence at the border: Deadliest since 2006. Violence at the Lebanese-Israeli frontier is the deadliest there since 2006 as Israel bombards Hezbollah’s Palestinian ally Hamas in Gaza – a response to an Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israeli towns.