On Telegram, Pro-Iran Media Outlets: Hizbullah Transferred Missiles Via 360-Kilometer Tunnels That Will Be Launched Tonight On Israeli Targets

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May 13, 2021

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On May 13, 2021, Fatimyoon Electronic Team, a Telegram channel affiliated with Iran-backed militias in Iraq, claimed that missiles that were transferred through 360-kilometer tunnels would be launched at Israeli targets from South Lebanon tonight.[1]

The post noted that the missiles, which "were transferred through tunnels from southern Lebanon," are called "Emad," after Emad Mughniyeh, the slain Hizbullah commander who, along with IRGC commander Qassim Soleimani, was behind the idea of building the tunnels.

Regarding the 360-kilometer tunnels, the post explained that they were built to prepare for any ground operation launched "by the Lebanese resistance against the Zionist entity."


[1] Telegram, hakc93, May 13, 2021.

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