Donegal soldiers among those forced to take cover during Israeli bomb attack

first_imgMembers of the Irish Defence Forces from Donegal were among those forced to take cover during an attack from the Israeli Amry last week in South Lebanon, it has emerged. It is understood that nearly 50 Donegal soldiers, who are part of the UN peace-keeping force, were required to take four hours of refuge during the cross border attack between the Israeli Defence Forces and Iranian-supported Hezbollah.The Irish soldiers responded to the codeword “Groundhog” directing them to take cover in bomb shelters and to don helmets and body armour as the incoming fire from the Israeli forces fell in their area. The Defence Forces tweeted that Irish personnel were “out of shelters” and “resuming routine” on Sunday evening, several hours after announcing that they had taken shelter “as a precautionary measure” after the rockets were fired on Sunday afternoon last.Donegal soldiers among those forced to take cover during Israeli bomb attack was last modified: September 8th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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