Israeli Troops Retaliate after Hunting Gunshots from Lebanon Target Patrol

Lebanese hunters on Thursday fired gunshots that targeted Israeli troops near the Metula settlement, which drew a response from the soldiers.

“Gunshots from Lebanon were fired at Israeli troops in the Galilee Panhandle area, causing no casualties or damage," Israel Radio reported.

Israel's Haaretz newspaper quoted a military official as saying that the shooting was “most likely carried out unintentionally by hunters.”

Yedioth Ahronoth, another Israeli daily, said “it is estimated the fire was opened by teen hunters on the other side of the border.”

“The troops fired back two bullets to the source of the fire,” it added.

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