The Lebanese Army, backed up by Hezbollah, has started a preliminary shelling of ISIS positions at the Syrian-Lebanese border.
The Lebanese military started preparations for a large-scale military operation against ISIS in the area following the successfull Hezbollah advance against Hayat Tahrir al-Sham that led to a liberation of Jaroud Arsal from the terrorist group.
Right now, ISIS controls the 141 km2 area on the Lebanese side of the border and the 155 km2 area on the Syrian side of the border.
According to reports, the anti-ISIS operation in Lebanon will be led by the Lebanese Army. At the same time, Hezbollah, backed up by the Syrian Arab Army, will advance on ISIS positions in Syria.