Israeli strike kills three Lebanese rescue workers

Tuesday, Mar 05, 2024

BEIRUT: An Israeli strike on Monday on a civil defence centre in southern Lebanon killed three emergency workers from a force affiliated with Hezbollah, the government said.

The three rescue workers were killed in a “direct Israeli strike on the civil defence centre in Adeisseh,” the Al-Hayaa rescue force said.Lebanon’s health ministry confirmed the three were killed, saying it brought to seven the number of emergency staff and paramedics killed in Israeli strikes in nearly five months of hostilities.The rescue force said it was the third attack on such centres since October.