posted on Jun, 7 2004 @ 06:04 PM
This is being carried by the BBC website tonight.
"Israeli warplanes have struck a Palestinian guerrilla target just south of the Lebanese capital Beirut.
Army officials said a "terrorist base" was targeted in response to a strike on an Israeli naval vessel by militants in Lebanon earlier in the day.
"The state of Israel is determined to stop terror acts emanating from Lebanon and places responsibilities for these terror activities on the
governments of Lebanon and Syria," the army said in a statement.
Correspondents say it is rare for Israel to strike so deep inside Lebanon. "