Hezbollah may target Israeli officials following strike Monday, says new report
Hezbollah has not yet commented on the report indicating that they will target Israel officials in response to Monday's strike (File Archive/AFP)
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Hezbollah may begin targeting Israeli officials in retaliation against Monday's Israeli strike against a party target near the Lebanese-Syrian border, reported Israel's Haaretz daily on Wednesday.
The party may begin targeting senior Israeli officials, sources told the daily.
On Monday night, "two Israeli raids hit a Hezbollah target on the border of Lebanon and Syria," a Lebanese security source told AFP.
The National News Agency confirmed the report, adding that the raids targeted the countryside of the Lebanese town of Nabi Sheet on the border.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that Israel was doing all that was "necessary" to ensure its security.
"We will not say what we're doing or what we're not doing" to maintain Israel's security, he added.
There was no official comment on the issue from Hezbollah, Syria or Lebanon.
At the time a U.S. official confirmed to Agence France Presse an Israeli strike in Syria but did not elaborate.