Channel 10: UNIFIL helping to bust Israeli spy ring in Lebanon

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 11, 2009 20:14

UNIFIL peacekeepers in Lebanon, whose mandate was to ensure that Hizbullah not be permitted to rearm or expand it's presence south of the Litani River following the Second Lebanon War, has been engaged in an altogether different mission - arresting those suspected of spying for Israel, Channel 10 reported on Thursday. According to the report, during a debriefing of UNIFIL activities in Lebanon, one Spanish UNIFIL commander mentioned that his troops had been "looking for Israeli spies," and had in fact made a "number of arrests, mostly in Shia areas of Lebanon."


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