The United States condemned the attacks of the terrorist group Hezbollah against Israel.

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The United States condemned the attacks of the terrorist group Hezbollah against Israel.

State Department spokesman Ned Price affirmed that the violence perpetrated by the militias endangered the lives of civilians and called on the Government of Lebanon to "take control of the area."

The United States condemned the recent attacks launched by the Hezbollah terrorist group from Lebanon against Israel and called on Beirut to "avoid" the offensive and "take control of the area." State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement that the violence "threatens the stability and sovereignty of Israelis and Lebanese, Lebanon."

For its part, the Lebanese Army has indicated in a statement published on its website that "an Army unit in the town of Shuaya has arrested four people for firing the rockets and seized the shuttle used in operation."

He also assured that the United States "remains committed" to Israeli and Lebanese officials, as well as the Lebanese Armed Forces, while urging Beirut to "bring the area under its control. "

He called on the executive to provide full access to the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

"We strongly encourage all efforts to remain calm," Price said.

On Friday, the Israeli Army reported that it has carried out artillery strikes against southern Lebanon in response to the launch of about 20 projectiles against the country by Hezbollah, amid rising tensions and such incidents during the last days.

According to the Lebanese television network Al Manar linked, Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for launching the projectiles and stressed that it is "a response" to the bombings carried out on Thursday by the Israeli Army in southern Lebanon the terrorist group.

For its part, the Lebanese Army has indicated in a statement published on its website that "an Army unit in the town of Shuaya has arrested four people for firing the rockets and seized the shuttle used in operation."

Israel and Lebanon are technically at war and have no diplomatic relations. However, the land border has been the scene of tensions in recent months, in part due to the absence of an agreement for its demarcation. In contrast, both countries have initiated indirect contacts to delimit their maritime border.