Lebanese soldier shoots across border killing Israeli

The Israeli and Lebanese armies were on high alert on Sunday evening after an Israeli soldier was killed by a Lebanese soldier who opened fire across the border into Israel.

Reports from Lebanon said a Lebanese soldier was missing, believed captured, by the Israeli army.

Israel complained to the United Nations force in Lebanon which said it would investigate the incident.

The incident happened at around 8.30pm local time near the Israeli village of Rosh Hanikra and the Lebanese village of Naqoura. The Israeli army said it had confirmed that the sniper is a member of the Lebanese armed forces.
Is this the act of a rogue soldier or a prelude to a renewal; of hostilities?  It is happening at a time of increased tensions in the regions and will add to those tensions.


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