TEL AVIV (May. 29)
Three gunmen were killed in two clashes with an Israel Defense Force patrol in southern Lebanon early this week. There were no Israeli casualties.
According to an army spokesman, an IDF unit on routine duty Tuesday afternoon encountered a terrorist squad in Qantara, in the central sector of the border security zone. The soldiers opened fire at the terrorists, killing two.
On Monday, a lone gunman was killed in a skirmish with Israeli troops just north of the central sector of the security zone. The Tala’at Yacub faction announced in Beirut that one of its members had been killed in an encounter with Israeli forces.
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