UNIFIL denies report claiming Israel used cluster bombs in retaliation for Hezbollah attack

October 10, 2014 09:46

The UN peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon is denying a media report claiming that its investigators found that Israel used cluster bombs against targets there earlier this week in retaliation for a bomb detonated by Hezbollah which injured two IDF soldiers.

According to the English-language Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star, UNIFIL investigators found that Israel fired two dozen cluster bombs at hills surrounding Kfar Shuba and the Shebaa Farms on Tuesday. The UN force, however, denied reaching such a conclusion.The Daily Star quoted unnamed investigators from UNIFIL and the Lebanese military who were carrying out inspections along the border region shortly after the incident on Tuesday.

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