Lebanese media: IDF soldier wounded by explosion along northern border

IDF says it was unaware of any unusual activity in area; Daily Star, Al-Manar reported story.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 27, 2014 10:38
IDF troops on duty near Rosh Hanikra

IDF troops on duty near Rosh Hanikra 370. (photo credit: Reuters)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For a symbolic $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Don't show it again

A number of Lebanese media outlets reported on Monday that an IDF soldier was wounded by an explosion along the border fence in the north.

Al-Manar, the Lebanese news agency affiliated with Hezbollah, is reporting on Monday that the incident took place near the Lebanese town of Adaiseh.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


According to Al-Manar, the soldier was wounded while performing routine construction tasks near the barbed-wire fence that runs along the Blue Line.

The English-language Daily Star also reported on the incident, citing anonymous security sources in Lebanon.

The Israel Defense Forces told The Jerusalem Post on Monday that it was not aware of any unusual activity along the frontier.


Related Content

idf hebron
August 22, 2014
Palestinians throw Molotov cocktail at IDF checkpoint in Hebron

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, TOVAH LAZAROFF