M.E.: ISRAEL ACCUSES LEBANON AND THREATENS “CONSEQUENCES”
The Israeli and Lebanese governments are accusing each other of starting the border clashes. Accusations of “aggression” made by the Lebanese President and Premier were followed by a response from Israel, threatening “consequences” should fighting continue. The Israeli Foreign Minister believes that “the Lebanese government is responsible for the serious incidents”. According to a TV broadcaster close to Hezbollah, a top Israeli officer as been killed in the clashes with the regular Lebanese army. Lebanese security, however, have issued reports of a seriously wounded Israeli.