A gun battle erupted across the Israel-Lebanon border, but the source of the shooting on the Lebanese side was not immediately known. Israeli soldiers ducked behind vans and buses in the border town of Metulla and returned fire. Dozens of Lebanese refugees seeking asylum in Israel were caught in the crossfire.
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