UNIFIL Statement on rockets fire incident on 19 May 2021

19 May 2021

UNIFIL Statement on rockets fire incident on 19 May 2021

Rockets have been launched from southern Lebanon into northern Israel and Israel Defense Forces has retaliated.

UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Del Col is in direct contact with the parties urging all sides to exercise maximum restraint at this critical time.

The firing has now stopped. Our peacekeepers are on the ground with the Lebanese Armed Forces to assess the situation.