Israel 'detonates spy devices in Lebanon'
The Israeli army on Friday allegedly detonated two of its espionage
devices in southern Lebanon, slightly injuring two passers-by, a
Lebanese army spokesman said.
Hizbollah said Israel had infiltrated the militant party's telecom
5:47PM GMT 05 Dec 2010
"Around noon today, the Israeli enemy detonated two spying apparatuses
by remote control in Wadi Qaysiyya outside of Majdal Selem" near the
southern coastal city of Tyre, the spokesman told AFP.
Two labourers in the area suffered light injuries, he said.
The spokesman did not give details on the devices destroyed.
The incident came amid high tension in Lebanon over impending
indictments by a UN-backed probe into the 2005 assassination of former
prime minister Rafiq Hariri.
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) is allegedly set to implicate
high-ranking members of the Shiite militant group Hizbollah in the
killing, a move the party has repeatedly warned against.
Hizbollah has accused the STL of being part of a US-Israeli plot and
said Israel had infiltrated the militant party's telecom network.
The STL has allegedly based its indictments on extensive