TEL AVIV—Israel’s army stated Monday its forces and Hezbollah exchanged hearth on Israel’s border with Lebanon, ratcheting up tensions as Israel presses a campaign to rout the influence of Iran and its allies on its frontiers.

A Hezbollah mobile of amongst three and five men and women tried to cross into Israel via a compact strip of disputed land controlled by Israel that borders Lebanon and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, in accordance to Israel’s army.