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Rocket Fire from Lebanon Hits Israel

8:41 PM, Nov 28, 2011 • By LEE SMITH
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In the aftermath of a reported explosion earlier today in the Iranian city of Isfahan that may have targeted a uranium enrichment plant, at least three katyusha rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israel's western Galilee overnight Monday. The Israel Defense Forces returned fire, and said it holds the Lebanese government and its armed forces "responsible for preventing such actions."

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The Galilee region was bombarded heavily during Israel's 2006 war with Hezbollah, but in the last five years that area, as well as the Lebanon-Israel border, has been largely quiet. It's still not clear if Hezbollah is behind the attack, but given the organization's control of south Lebanon, from where the rockets seem to have been launched, it is unlikely that any military operations of this nature could take place there without Hezbollah's knowledge. 

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