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Netanyahu attends a cornerstone laying ceremony

Published:Wednesday | January 28, 2015 | 11:05 PM
- APIsraeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, attends a cornerstone laying ceremony for a new neighbourhood in the southern Israeli town of Sderot, yesterday. The Lebanese Hezbollah group claimed responsibility for firing a missile that targeted an Israeli military convoy yesterday, an attack that prompted Israel to fire at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon in a significant escalation along the volatile border. Lt Col Peter Lerner, an Israeli military spokesman, said there were Israeli casualties in the attack, and Netanyahu said Israel would respond “forcefully”.

- AP

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a cornerstone laying ceremony for a new neighbourhood in the southern Israeli town of Sderot, yesterday. The Lebanese Hezbollah group claimed responsibility for firing a missile that targeted an Israeli military convoy yesterday, an attack that prompted Israel to fire at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon in a significant escalation along the volatile border. Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, an Israeli military spokesman, said there were Israeli casualties in the attack, and Netanyahu said Israel would respond "forcefully".