Lebanon to return imprisoned Israeli swimmer to Israel

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March 28, 2012 17:53

 
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Lebanon will return to Israel Ahmed Jamal Daif, an Israeli citizen, who accidentally swam into Lebanon's maritime area, the International Red Cross confirmed Wednesday.

Daif was detained and taken for questioning by Lebanese security forces a few months ago when he swam across the Israeli-Lebanese maritime boundary.

Daif was scheduled to return Thursday morning via the Rosh Hanikra crossing.

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