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Explosives at Lebanon border injure two Israeli soldiers
Explosives at Lebanon border injure two Israeli soldiers

An explosion along the border between Israel and Lebanon injured two Israeli soldiers Tuesday and prompted retaliatory fire into Lebanon, marking the latest trouble in the border area. According to the Israeli army, the soldiers were airlifted for treatment after being slightly injured by an explosive device. No casualties were reported when a second bomb went off shortly afterward. The militant group Hezbollah claimed responsibility, according to Al Manar, the group's news agency. The attacks were reportedly carried out by a cell named for Ali Hassan Haidar, a Hezbollah operative killed when Israel is said to have remotely detonated a device near Tyre last month. The incident...

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