Report: Hezbollah Patrol Struck by Mine Near Israel Border

Soldier of the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) monitor the area in the Lebanese town of Marjayoun on border with Israel, as the Israeli village of Mutella is seen in the background, on January 5, 2016, one day after the Israeli army shelled the area in retaliation to …

The Jerusalem Post reports: Lebanese media reported Wednesday that a mine exploded on a Hezbollah patrol close to the Israeli border in the Metulla region.

The Lebanese media said that a mine or bomb went off on the patrol on the Lebanese side of the border.

One was critically wounded and the Lebanese army had arrived to the scene, according to the reports.

Despite claims from the Lebanese media that the IDF had gathered on the border, the IDF stated that they do not respond to events that occur outside of Israel’s borders.

In July, a bag full of explosives was located in a wooded area of Metulla near the Lebanese border and was believed to have been smuggled into Israel by Hezbollah according to the defense establishment .

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