Suspected infiltrator shot at Shebaa Farms, on Israel-Lebanon border in the Golan

IDF forces open fire on suspected infiltrator crossing into Israel from Lebanon at Shebaa Farms. Suspect shot and wounded.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Soldiers near Har Dov (archive
Soldiers near Har Dov (archive
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An IDF unit carrying out routine patrols in the Har Dov (also known as the Shebaa Farms area) in the Golan Heights, along the border with Lebanon, spotted a suspected infiltrator crossing the frontier from Lebanon into Israeli territory Sunday afternoon.

According to an IDF spokesperson, the Israeli soldiers opened fire on the suspected infiltrator, wounding him.

The suspected infiltrator was then evacuated via helicopter to a hospital in Israel for treatment.

"A short while ago... troops spotted a suspect who crossed the Blue Line from Lebanon into Israeli territory," the IDF said in a statement Sunday. "The suspect was injured from (army) fire and is being evacuated to a hospital for medical treatment in Israel."

The incident is under investigation.