IDF Lebanon border crane.
(photo credit: Associated Press)
At least four people were reported dead Tuesday afternoon, in clashes
which broke out along the northern border. RELATED: Kiryat Shmona
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The conflict reportedly
began when an IDF patrol attempted to uproot a tree on the Lebanese
side of the border. Initial Israeli reports had said the soldiers were
on a routine patrol, operating past the border fence, but within Israeli
territory, since the fence does not always exactly parallel the border.