Israel pummels Hezbollah with airstrikes after Iran attack

The Israeli military carried out a series of airstrikes on Hezbollah targets in Lebanon on Sunday, hours after Iran launched its barrage of missiles and drones.

The wave of Israeli attacks targeted a Hezbollah weapons manufacturing facility as well as other targets, according to the IDF.

"A short while ago, IDF fighter jets struck a number of military structures in a complex belonging to Hezbollah's Radwan Forces in the area of Jbaa in southern Lebanon," Israeli forces said in a statement. "Earlier during the night, IDF fighter jets struck Hezbollah military structures in the areas of Khiam and Kfarkela."

Israel has yet to strike Iran directly following the attack, however, and the country's ultimate plans for a response remain unclear. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed last week to respond to any Iranian assault in kind.

President Biden is reportedly advising Israel not to retaliate, given that its air defenses shot down roughly 99% of Iran's 300 missiles and drones during Saturday's attack. Biden reaffirmed U.S. support for Israel in a Saturday night call with Netanyahu, however.

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