Less than a day after an Israeli teenager was shot along the Israeli-Egyptian border, another cross-border incident involving gunfire occurred. An IDF soldier was slightly injured from gunshots that were fired from Lebanon. Lebanese security officials claim that there was no gunfire from Lebanon.
Military post in Metula Photo Credit: Moshe Shai/Flash 90
An IDF soldier was slightly injured today (Wednesday) in Metula from Lebanese gunfire. The shots were fired from a car traveling in Southern Lebanon along the border. The incident is currently being investigated by the IDF. Lebanese security officials claim that there was no gunfire from Lebanon.
The gunfire was aimed at an IDF force that was carrying out routine activities near the border fence in the Ramim Ridge area, which is located in the Naftali Mountains Forest region. The IDF force responded by firing back at the car. According to the IDF, the soldiers’ gunshots hit the car. The injured soldier was transported to a hospital for medical care.