Two terrorists who were placing explosives at the side of the road near Sidon in south Lebanon were killed by an Israel Defense Force patrol. There were no Israeli casualties. A search of the terrorists’ bodies revealed that they had been carrying firearms and a large quantity of explosives and sabotage material.
In other incidents, two IDF soldiers were wounded yesterday when light arms fire was directed at an Israeli position from Syrian-held posts in the Kfar Kook area of the Bekka valley.
This morning, a grenade was thrown at a South Lebanon Army patrol in the market area of Tyre. No one was wounded. The SLA soldiers did not return fire because the market place was crowded at the time.
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