A Spanish UNIFIL peacekeeper checks the remains of an Israeli army artillery shell in Wazzani, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned Hezbollah's operation against the Israeli patrol and expressed his concern over Israel's retaliatory strikes in UNIFIL's area of operations.Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil issued diplomatic orders Tuesday to report Israeli violations and attacks against Lebanon over last year to the U.N. Security Council.A joint delegation from UNIFIL and the Lebanese Army inspected damage in the Wazzani district and its surroundings.The Israeli attack Monday followed a Hezbollah operation against an Israeli patrol in the occupied Shebaa farms, in retaliation for Kuntar's assassination in Syria.There were no casualties reported on either the Israeli or Lebanese sides of the border. UNIFIL troops and helicopters were patrolling the area, in coordination with the Lebanese Army, at the time of attack. Marjayoun MP Qassem Hashem praised Hezbollah's "heroic operation" in the occupied Shebaa Farms.
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