Hizballah Likely to Attack During U.S.-Iraq War

(Jerusalem Post) - Hizballah could take advantage of any U.S.-led assault on Iraq to launch missiles at targets in Israel, a senior IDF officer said on Monday. Hizballah has an estimated 1,000 highly-trained fighters, and thousands more who can be called upon at short notice. Hizballah has more than 8,000 Katyusha rockets, including long-range missiles capable of reaching Haifa and its environs, in addition to an armory of mortars, anti-tank missiles, artillery, and explosives.

2002-11-20 00:00:00

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