So the “battered” and “significantly weakened” and “leaderless” HezbAllah has just scored yet another victory in the ground battles raging in the south. 3 more Israeli soldiers have been killed, and 9 injured. The injured are currently trapped inside Lebanese territory, at Maroon al-Ras. An attempt was made to recover them by helicopter, but the helicopter was shot down. Several tanks have also been destroyed by anti-tank missile.
Update @ 7:26 pm: 2 Israeli soldiers killed by HezbAllah in Maroon al-Ras. 7 injured, and are still trapped.
Update @ 7:48 pm: Al-Manar TV (HezbAllah’s TV station) has aired videos of rifles and other equipment captured from killed Israeli soldiers.
Update @ 9:03 pm: 4 Israeli soldiers killed at Maroon al-Ras.
Update @ 9:11 pm: 2 Israeli Mirkava tanks destroyed.
Update @ 11:58 pm: Lebanese Defense Minister reaffirms that in case of Israeli ground invasion the Lebanese Army will fight alongside HezbAllah.
Update @ 2:42 am: Israel claims 2 of its Apache helicopters have “collided” and crashed near Kiryat Shmona. (I told you so). At least 6 Israeli soldiers killed, 2 of them in a separate incident in Lebanon.
More updates coming as soon as the news come in.