Suspected infiltration at northern border, residents ordered to stay at home

Flares fired following suspicious movement near fence on Lebanese border. Locals asked to remain in their homes.

Kobi Finkler ,

Border fence
Border fence
IDF Spokesperson's Unit

Following the identification of suspicious movement in the vicinity of the fence on the Lebanese border, a number of flares were fired in the area on Sunday evening.

IDF forces have been called to the scene and are conducting searches.

For security reasons and as part of the procedures, residents of Shlomi, Hanita, Betzet, Matzuva and Yaara have been instructed to remain in their homes. Several roads in the area have been closed to vehicular traffic.

Gabi Naaman, head of the Shlomi Council, told Galei Tzahal (Army Radio), "There was an infiltration of two people; clothes and blood stains were found at the scene – it appears they were injured by the fence."



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