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IDF Thwarts Infiltrators in Lebanon

April 14, 1988
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An Israel Defense Force patrol killed three terrorists attempting to infiltrate into Israel from the border security zone in southern Lebanon early Wednesday morning. There were no Israeli casualties.

An IDF spokesman said the terrorists were spotted at 4:30 a.m. local time less than 100 yards from the border fence. The terrorists fled, but three were shot dead during the pursuit.

M-16 rifles, shoulder-fired rockets and a large quantity of hand grenades were found with their bodies.

The encounter occurred in the Har Dov region on the western slopes of Mr. Hermon, where three other terrorist infiltrators were killed last week.

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