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IDF Soldier Wounded by Fire from Lebanon

IDF soldiers on Lebanon border (Photo: flickr/IDF)

An Israeli soldier was wounded today in an incident on Israel's border with Lebanon. The Jerusalem Post reports that the soldier was injured when a vehicle on the other side of the border opened fire on his patrol:

An IDF soldier was shot and lightly wounded by cross-border fire from Lebanon  near the town of Metula in northern Israel on Wednesday.

According to an initial IDF investigation of the incident, a passing vehicle on the Lebanese side of the border opened fire on a group of soldiers as they were patrolling near the Reches Ramim area on the border fence.

The IDF soldiers returned fire, hitting the vehicle.

The wounded soldier was transported to the hospital for further treatment...

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