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Israel strikes at Syria-Lebanon border, sources say

Posted By admin On January 30, 2013 @ 11:14 am In Tile,World News | Comments Disabled

Reuters [1]
Jan 30, 2013

A western diplomat and three regional security sources said Wednesday that Israel Air Force warplanes struck a target on the Syrian-Lebanese border overnight, hours after Lebanon reported a series of three overflights by Israel in its airspace.

Israel has expressed increasing concern over the fate of Syrian chemical and conventional weapons as the country slides further into chaos after almost two years of civil war.

The sources, who declined to be named due to the sensitivity of the issue, had no further information about what might have been hit or where precisely the attack happened, but the news website Al-Monitor quoted unnamed sources as saying that the target had been an arms convoy in Syria, close to the Lebanon border.

A Western diplomat in the region who was asked about the strike said “something has happened”, without elaborating.

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[1] Reuters: http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=301528

[2] Assad set on arms transfers to Lebanon. Israel responds with no-fly zone: http://www.prisonplanet.com/assad-set-on-arms-transfers-to-lebanon-israel-responds-with-no-fly-zone.html

[3] Israel Plans Lebanon Invasion After Syria Falls: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-plans-lebanon-invasion-after-syria-falls.html

[4] Syrian warplanes strike Lebanon border – reports: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syrian-warplanes-strike-lebanon-border-reports.html

[5] Israel looking to ignite new war: Lebanon: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-looking-to-ignite-new-war-lebanon.html

[6] Lebanon sends troops to Syrian border: http://www.prisonplanet.com/lebanon-sends-troops-to-syrian-border.html

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