Israeli soldiers open fire on two groups of people on Israel-Lebanon border
Israeli soldiers stationed on occupied Shebaa Farms, on the Israel-Lebanon border, encountered two groups of potential infiltrators approaching from Lebanon in the early hours of Thursday morning.
According to Haaretz website, at around 5 A.M., an Israeli soldier observed a group of five persons approaching the post, from Lebanese territory.
The group did not cross the international border into Israeli territory, but did come "very close" to the Israeli post, causing the soldiers there to open fire in order to deter the group. The five did not return fire, the report added.
A short time later, Israeli forces identified a second group. Israeli troops also opened fire on the second group.
Israeli military sources conveyed that troops had opened fire at "suspicious figures carrying equipment." (Albawaba.com)
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