On the morning of May 16, multiple missile and drone strikes targeted northern Israel.

Sirens were activated at various times: at 6:06 AM in Metula due to a rocket attack, followed by incidents involving UAVs in Kiryat Shmona and the surrounding area.

Further alarms rang out between 8:27 and 8:31 AM in numerous villages across the Western and Upper Galilee regions, signaling missile and UAV activity.