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        12/16/2013, Tevet 13, 5774

      UNIFIL: We Are Aware of Rosh Hanikra Incident

      UNIFIL spokesman Andrea Tenenti said on Sunday night that the United Nations force operating along the border between Israel and Lebanon had been informed of the incident in which an IDF soldier was shot and killed by a Lebanese soldier.

      "We have learned of a serious incident along the border, near Rosh Hanikra. UNIFIL commander Paulo Serria is holding talks with both sides and urging them to exercise restraint,” said Tenenti, who added that "the parties are cooperating with UNIFIL."