JERUSALEM - Rockets fired from southern Lebanon on Tuesday morning fell in northern Israel, causing no casualties, for the first time in over two years.According to Israeli media, four rockets landed in Israeli territory, causing damage to a house and starting a fire that was quickly controlled. Another rocket landed in a village but did not explode.Israel responded by firing artillery shells into southern Lebanon.Abdullah Azzam Brigades, a group linked to Al Qaeda, claimed responsibility for firing those rockets in a statement sent to Lebanese Elnashra internet page."In the early hours of Tuesday, Abdullah Azzam Brigades fired rockets at the Zionist settlements in northern
The commander of UNIFIL, General Alberto Asarta Cuevas, announced the deployment of reinforcements to "prevent further incidents."The Israeli army claimed that prevent such shootings is "the responsibility of the Lebanese government and army."The Lebanese Shiite movement , which largely controls the region of Rmaish, refused to comment on the fact now.But Israeli leaders said they did not believe in a confrontation with the movement. "Hezbollah understands that he has no interest in escalating," said the minister in charge of intelligence services, Dan Meridor.Meanwhile, Lebanese President Michel Sleiman, recalled an incident "isolated" and lamented "a violation of stability in the south" of the country.