Hezbollah Strikes Israeli Convoy With Anti-Tank Missile; at Least 3 Dead

January 28, 2015 3:58 PM

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An Israeli military convoy was struck by an antitank missile along the Lebanese border Wednesday, killing two Israeli soldiers and wounding at least seven, according to statements by the Israel's military. A Spanish soldier serving with the United Nations along the border inside Lebanese territory was also killed.

It’s the most serious escalation on this border in years, the attack taking place in the contested area called Shebaa Farms, or Mount Dov, as it’s called in Israel in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Both Syria and Lebanon lay claim to that portion of land along the border.

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