Hezbollah condemns attack on UNIFIL peacekeepers

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 9, 2011 19:39

Hezbollah on Friday denounced the bombing of a UNIFIL jeep in southern Lebanon that injured seven French peacekeepers, according to Hezbollah affiliate Al Manar.

"This attack targeted security and stability in Lebanon in general, and particularly in southern Lebanon," Hezbollah said in a press release.

Hezbollah called on the Lebanese security forces to work towards ending such attacks.

A similar attacks against UN peacekeepers in southern Lebanon occurred in May and July of this year, the former prompting Italy to reduce its contribution to UNIFIL to 1,100 soldiers from 1,800.


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