10.06.2011 8.Siwan, 5771 Isru Chag
IDF identifies thousands of Hezbollah sites in Lebanon
Senior officer tells 'Post' that "target bank" many times larger than on eve of Second Lebanon War; says Hezbollah has some 50,000 missiles.
The IDF has identified thousands of Hezbollah sites throughout Lebanon, making its “target bank” many times larger than it was in 2006 on the eve of the Second Lebanon War, a senior IDF officer told The Jerusalem Post ahead of the fifth anniversary of the start of the conflict.
According to the officer, the IDF had approximately 200 pre-designated targets on July 12, 2006, when Hezbollah set off the war by abducting reservists Eldad Regev and Ehud Goldwasser. Those targets included close to 100 homes and other storage sites where the Islamist group had deployed long-range missiles it received from Iran. The targets were destroyed on the first night of the war….