כוחות צה"ל מול כוחות יוניפ"יל וצבא לבנון היום באיזור אחת הפרצות
IDF troops along the Israel-Lebanon border
Photo: Avihu Shapira
IDF troops along the Israel-Lebanon border

Israel accuses Hezbollah of 'provocative' activity

On Friday night, the Israeli military fired flares along the volatile frontier after signs of a possible border breach. It said it later found damage to the separation fence in three locations

Associated Press |
Published: 04.18.20, 22:50
Israel on Saturday accused the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of "provocative" activity along the Lebanese-Israeli frontier and said it would complain to the U.N. Security Council.

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  • In a statement, Foreign Minister Israel Katz accused Hezbollah of multiple attempts to breach the border Friday night.
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    כוחות צה"ל מול כוחות יוניפ"יל וצבא לבנון היום באיזור אחת הפרצות
    כוחות צה"ל מול כוחות יוניפ"יל וצבא לבנון היום באיזור אחת הפרצות
    IDF troops along the Israel-Lebanon border
    (Photo: Avihu Shapira)
    He said Israel "thoroughly condemns" the incident and expects the Lebanese government to prevent such threats.
    On Friday night, the Israeli military fired flares along the volatile frontier after signs of a possible border breach. It said it later found damage to the separation fence in three locations.
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    Hezbollah vehicle targeted in Syria
    Israel and Hezbollah fought a month-long war in 2006 that ended in a stalemate. Under a U.N.-brokered truce, Hezbollah is barred from conducting military activity along the frontier.
    There was no immediate comment from the Iranian-backed militant group.

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