An Israeli airstrike in the Dahieh neighborhood of Beirut, Lebanon, kills seven people, including Saleh al-Arouri, the deputy chairman of Hamas' political bureau, and two other senior Hamas military officials. Israel has not claimed responsibility for the attack.
A man takes several employees hostage at a bank in Beirut, Lebanon, demanding his bank savings and threatening to set himself on fire. Police officers, soldiers, and intelligence agents surround the building.
Israel's Iron Dome fails to intercept a Hezbollah-operated military drone from Lebanon that penetrated seventy kilometers into Israeli airspace. The drone flew for forty minutes before returning to Lebanon. Israeli jets fly at very low altitude over Beirut in response to the incident.
The state-run "National News Agency" says that Lebanon's state prosecution has asked Interpol to detain two Russian citizens, the captain and owner of the MV "Rhosus", a ship that carried thousands of tons of ammonium nitrate to Beirut in 2013.