Large security forces along Israel's border with Lebanon

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 30, 2012 10:06

Large numbers of police and border police forces were deployed in and around Moshav Avivim near the Lebanon border Friday morning ahead of expected protests for Land Day.

On the northern side of the border, the Lebanese Armed Forces and police were also out in force along the border and at the Beaufort castle, where some 4,000 protesters are expected later in the day, Lebanese daily an-Nahar reported. UNIFIL was also said to be conducting patrols and monitoring activity along the northern side of the border.

Last year, ten people were killed by Israeli and Lebanese forces on the northern side of the border during Nakba Day protests that attempted to march on the border.


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