BEIRUT, May 27 (KUNA) -- A missile was fired from the area between Burj
Al-Muluk and Deir Mimas in Marjeyoun District, northern Lebanon, towards the
Palestinian territories, official media said.
Lebanese military and the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)
sent out patrols to the area, but no information was found about the exact
place that the rocket hit, the local official media added.
Meanwhile, two Israeli warplanes penetrated Lebanon airspace above the
village of Aitaroun, circling over various areas.
Despite Security Council resolution 1701 which ended the 2006
Israel-Lebanon conflict and boosted UNIFIL presence, there was no stop of
Israeli violations, which have in fact escalated of late.
Meanwhile, the Israeli Army is still looking for a rocket it is claiming
was fired from Lebanon at northern Israel.
Inspections are concentrated around the village of Matala near the Lebanese
borders, where the residents said they heard "a loud rocket explosion," an
Israeli Army spokesperson told Radio Israel on Monday.
The spokesman quoted the residents as saying, "There are no damages or
Residents in northern Lebanon, as well as Lebanese security sources, said
that this rocket was fired towards Israel from Marjeyoun Districtt, which is
10 kilometers away from the Lebanese-Israeli borders.
The authorities did not open shelters for the area's residents, an official
from local authorities in northern Israel was quoted as saying by Israeli
radio. "But we are now preparing for such measures," he added.(end)
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