Bomb cache found in southern Lebanon

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A cache of bombs was discovered buried in southern Lebanon near the border with Israel.

The 10 bombs were discovered Dec. 26 by troops from the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, Haaretz reported Thursday.

They were buried by Hezbollah in preparation for an attack on an Israeli army patrol, according to the Israeli daily, which citied unnamed sources in Israel. The explosives were manufactured in either Iran or Syria.

The location of the explosives violates U.N. Security Council Resolution 1701, which states that groups such as Hezbollah cannot possess or use weapons in southern Lebanon. The resolution ended the 2006 war between Israel and Lebanon.

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