By CHANA YA’AR, ARUTZ 7—
The Hizbullah terror leadership claimed Monday that its missiles can now reach all of Israeli territory.
Speaking at a ceremony in southern Lebanon, Nabil Ka’uk announced from the podium that “Hizbullah rockets can reach all Israeli settlements,” referring to Israeli towns and cities. The reference by Ka’uk, who is deputy director for Hizbullah’s terror activities, included all territory, including that liberated in the 1967 Six Day War, and those that preceded it.
Ka’uk’s leader, Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah, also continues to threaten Israel with annihilation, but does so only from the safety of a hideout whose location is known to very few of his closest advisers. Last month Nasrallah addressed massive halls of supporters, separated by gender, who listened as he spoke to the families of those who were killed during the 2006 Second Lebanon War with Israel. His address was heard, as usual, via a video link, in the “Shahid” Hall in Haret Hreik, Beirut.
IDF military intelligence experts have estimated that Hizbullah has stockpiled tens of thousands of missiles in varying ranges, all of which are pointed at various locations within the Jewish State.
This week the Home Front Command is testing Israel’s new nationwide text message alert system, designed to warn citizens about an impending missile attack.
Each day, residents living in various cities within a new area of the country receive a text message alerting them that Home Front Command is testing the new system, together with a numeric code. The messages are sent between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., and are transmitted in Hebrew, English, Arabic and Russian.