Israel says the tunnels have been dug from Lebanon under its border in order to attack communities.
The militant group was accused of developing a plan that would "shift the battleground into Israel."
Seth J. Frantzman
Hezbollah, Middle East
The impact of Israel’s operation will have wider regional implications.
Tensions between Israel and Hezbollah risk boiling over as Jerusalem seeks to confront Hezbollah’s tunnels along the border with Lebanon. On Tuesday Israel launched a major operation dubbed Operation Northern Shield to dismantle cross-border attack tunnels. It comes amid rising tensions with Iran as Tehran entrenches in Syria. The operation also represents Israel’s attempt to...