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Explosion along Lebanon-Israel border wounds 3 members of militant group Hezbollah


Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese security official says an explosion ear Lebanon’s border with Israel lightly wounded three members of the militant Hezbollah group. The Israeli army said a number of suspects approached the northern security fence with Lebanon and attempted to sabotage it, and that soldiers used a stun grenade to chase them away. The incident took place hours before Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah was scheduled to speak to commemorate the start of a monthlong war between Israel and the militant group in 2006. It also comes amid rising tensions along the border over two tents set up by Hezbollah in a disputed area.

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