|Date: 16/05/2012 Time: 10:51:00 AM
Israeli workers and troops resumed construction of
a cement barrier along the border with Lebanon on Wednesday, according to
Some 15 Israeli soldiers, accompanied by workers and equipped with
machines, started the reconstruction work, early today, close the Lebanese
town of Kfar Kila. Cover-up military units were deployed in nearby groves.
Simultaneously, troops of the Spanish battalion of the UN peace-keeping force
and the Lebanese Army were seen at nearby positions.
Israel has recently started building the reinforced cement wall along the
border line. Work stopped, on Tuesday, because of extraordinary security
precautions on Al-Nakba Day occasion.
Lebanon has recently protested to the UN peace-keeping command, the UNIFIL,
that the Israelis deviated from the line into Lebanese territories. The
Israelis agreed to rebuild this section right on the line.
Tel Aviv is building a kilometer-long cement fence between Kfar Kila and
the opposite Israeli settlement, Al-Mutellah.