Hezbollah missiles can level israel to ground: Iran general

An Iranian commander says missiles of the
Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah are
capable of extirpating Israel.
“Although the United States’ first mission is to
ensure the security of the Zionist regime [of
Israel], today Hezbollah’s missiles can raze
Israel to the ground,” said Brigadier General
Esmail Qa’ani, the second-in-command of
Quds Force, a branch of Iran’s Islamic
Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
Today, missiles fired by Hezbollah at the
Zionist regime have such a range that they can
reach even Gaza which is located beyond
Israel, said the general, describing Israel as
one of the most insecure spots in the world.
“A large number of missiles threatening Israel’s
security today are manufactured in this very
Palestinian territory which, in many cases, has
difficulty providing [even] necessary foodstuff,”
said the top commander.
Israel launched wars on Lebanon in 2000 and
2006. About 1,200 Lebanese, most of them
civilians, were killed in the 33-Day War of
On both occasions, however, Hezbollah
fighters defeated the Israeli forces and Tel Aviv
was forced to retreat without achieving any of
its objectives.
Hezbollah says that it has both the capability
and the courage to defend Lebanon and that
the movement’s missiles are ready to strike
back certain targets inside Israel in self-
defense if Tel Aviv launches an attack on