TEL AVIV — A Hezbollah attack killed two Israeli soldiers at the Lebanese border Wednesday, sparking clashes that also killed a United Nations peacekeeper.
Seven other Israel Defense Force soldiers were wounded in the incident, in which their vehicle was hit by an anti-tank missile.
The IDF responded by firing at least 20 shells into Lebanon. Television pictures showed smoke rising from the area.
"We will not let terrorists to disturb our life and threaten our security," Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. "We know how to react very strongly against anyone who challenges us."