Lebanon hills 311.
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BEIRUT - The Lebanese army said on Thursday it had uncovered and dismantled an Israeli surveillance camera near the southern port city of Tyre.
An army statement said the device, built to resemble a rock, was capable
of monitoring a 15 km (10 mile) stretch of the southern coast from
al-Bayyada to Tyre and could be operated using spy drones. Asked for
comment, an IDF spokeswoman said she would check the report.
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The army said the device had been discovered based on information passed
to Lebanese intelligence by "resistance sources," a reference to
Shi'ite terror group Hezbollah which maintains a stronghold in the
In December the army uncovered two similar devices
in mountains above Beirut. Lebanon's prime minister at the time, Saad
al-Hariri, urged the United Nations in January to increase pressure on
Israel to end all violations of Lebanese borders.