Report: Lebanese army, UNIFIL up presence on Israeli border

April 26, 2013 15:07

The Lebanese Armed Forces and UNIFIL troops have increased their observation activities on the Israel-Lebanon border, the official Lebanese National News Agency reported on Friday.

The increased activity comes a day after the Israel Air Force shot down a drone that flew south from Lebanon over the Mediterranean Sea about eight kilometers off the coast of Haifa. Hezbollah, who had a drone shot down by the IAF in the Negev in October, denied having sent an unmanned aerial vehicle to Israel on Thursday.According to Friday's Lebanese report, IDF troops along the Lebanese border were on high alert.

The report added that IAF jets and helicopters had been witnessed flying over towns in southern Lebanon on Friday.

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