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Lebanon’s Hezbollah: Drones that fell in Beirut carried explosives

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Lebanon’s Hezbollah said that two Israeli drones that crashed in Beirut’s southern suburbs on Sunday were carrying explosives.

The Iran-backed movement said in a statement late on Monday that experts examined the first drone.

The suburbs “were subjected to an attack by rigged drones,” with the first one failing to cause a blast and the second exploding, it said.

After the two drones crashed on Sunday, Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah warned Israeli soldiers at the border to await a response.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel is ready to use “all means necessary” to defend itself against Iranian threats “on several fronts.”