19 December 2015
Fire was exchanged across the Israeli-Lebanese border after the death of a senior member of the Hezbollah movement.
Samir Qantar was killed in a rocket attack, suspected to have been carried out by Israel, near Damascus, Syria.
The Israeli army said it fired artillery shells into Lebanon after rocket attacks from across the border.
Mr Qantar, who was Druze, was jailed in Israel in 1979 but released as part of a prisoner swap with the Lebanese militant group in 2008.
We need your support
Sri Lanka is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. Tamil journalists are particularly at threat, with at least 41 media workers known to have been killed by the Sri Lankan state or its paramilitaries during and after the armed conflict.
Despite the risks, our team on the ground remain committed to providing detailed and accurate reporting of developments in the Tamil homeland, across the island and around the world, as well as providing expert analysis and insight from the Tamil point of view
We need your support in keeping our journalism going. Support our work today.