Israeli soldier killed in firing at Lebanon border: Report

An Israeli soldier was killed on Sunday after being shot at the Lebanon border, Israeli officials said.

Last Updated: Dec 16, 2013, 09:38 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Beirut: An Israeli soldier was killed on Sunday after being shot at the Lebanon border, Israeli officials said.

The injured soldier was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, as per a CNN news report.

The soldier was a sniper and a member of the Lebanese Armed Force.

The Lebanese National News Agency reportedly said that the Army troops opened fire on Israeli soldiers near the border.

Meetings between commanders from both sides with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), is taking place to discuss the incident.