IDF forces canvas border after lone man reported to cross into Lebanon
By JPOST.COM STAFF, YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
January 15, 2019 21:30
Israeli soldiers stand near the area where Israeli military personnel continue their work on exposing and thwarting cross-border tunnels dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018.
(photo credit: RONEN ZVULUN / REUTERS)
IDF forces have identified a rift in the northern fence separating Lebanon from Israel, and signs indicating suspicions that a person crossed from Israel into Lebanon, IDF Spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Lebanon media reported that a lone man dressed in an IDF uniform was spotted in southern Lebanon with a box full of pages printed in Hebrew script. One report claimed that he threw the pages at locals who he encoutered and fled the scene.
Hezbollah forces and Lebanese security forces are currently looking for him. IDF forces and helicopters are looking for him on the Israeli side of the border.
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