RAMALLAH, August 4 (JMCC) - An official with the UNIFIL organization that monitors the Lebanese-Israel border has confirmed that Israeli forces notified it and Lebanese authorities that it was going to carry out maintenance work on Tuesday, reports the Jerusalem Post
A UNIFIL official in southern Lebanon confirmed Wednesday that the IDF informed the organization of its intention to conduct routine maintenance work Tuesday in the area between Israel's border fence and the international border where Lebanese Army forces opened fire on IDF soldiers, killing Lt.-Col. (res) Dov Harari, Army Radio reported.Read
I can confirm that we received notification from the IDF about the work and we passed the information on to the Lebanese Army, said the Hungarian diplomat who is part of the UNIFIL force in southern Lebanon.
He added that UNIFIL does not believe IDF soldiers crossed the international border during the maintenance work, but a UNIFIL technical team will investigate Wednesday where the IDF forces were exactly in relation to the border when the Lebanese Army snipers opened fire.
the story at the Jerusalem Post