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One injured in skirmish along Israel-Lebanon border
One injured in skirmish along Israel-Lebanon border

Tensions heightened along the Israeli-Lebanese border Sunday after a Lebanese fighter was injured by gunshots fired by Israeli soldiers at an army patrol, media in Lebanon reported. According to a statement from Israel’s military, its soldiers identified “a cell” crossing into Israeli territory and opened fire, injuring one person and causing the infiltrators to retreat. “We will continue to protect Israeli sovereignty in the border area,” the army said, adding that the circumstances of the incident were being examined. The incident took place in a reportedly unfenced section of the border area known as the Shebaa Farms in Lebanon and Har Dov in Israel....

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