Berri: Israel is pursuing a scorched earth policy in Gaza and along the Lebanese border
The Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament, Nabih Berri, confirmed that Israel is pursuing a scorched earth policy against stones and people in the Gaza Strip and along the Lebanese border line.
According to the National News Agency, today, Thursday, Berri kept pace with field developments in the border villages and towns in light of the escalation of Israeli aggression, its targeting of residential neighborhoods and Lebanese civilians, and the use of internationally prohibited weapons and ammunition, specifically phosphorous and fissile shells, against forest areas in the outskirts of the towns of Alma al-Shaab, Rmeish, and Aita al-Shaab. , Al-Dahira, Marwahin and Yaroun, the Kfarshouba Hills and Shebaa Farms.
Berri said: “It is a scorched earth policy pursued by Israel and its military and political levels against stones and people in the Gaza Strip, as well as along the Lebanese border line with occupied Palestine.”
He added, “The fires that occur caused by internationally banned white phosphorus shells are the responsibility of the international community and all the international delegates who are gathering in the region.”
According to the agency, Berri remained in contact with the army command, the Ministry of Interior and Civil Defense agencies, and the Islamic Message Scouts fire service in order to quickly and assist in extinguishing the fires.