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Infiltrators Foiled in Lebanon

The Israeli backed South Lebanon Army killed three guerrillas Wednesday night who were attempting to infiltrate Israel from the southern Lebanon security zone.

They were identified as members of Amal, the mainstream Shiite militia.

There were no SLA casualties in the encounter, which occurred in the eastern sector of the security zone, a 6- to 12-mile strip of land alongside the border patrolled by Israeli-backed troops.

Amal said in Sidon that its men had been sent to plant mines and were attacked by the SLA.