Israeli Crosses Lebanese Border

YERUSHALAYIM -
Israeli soldiers seen near the Northern Israeli town of Rosh haNikra on the border between Israel and Lebanon. The Lebanese army detained a 34-year-old Israeli citizen who had jumped over the border fence near Rosh HaNikra, into Lebanon. (Avishag Shaar Yashuv/FLASH90)

The 34-year-old man jumped over the border fence south of the city of Nakoura, where the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) is posted.

The reason for crossing was not known. Lebanese authorities were reportedly interrogating the man.

The IDF confirmed that a person was seen crossing into Lebanon and that the army turned to UNIFIL with a request for futher information.

Searches were being conducted in the area.