IDF arrests 3 African migrants attempting to invade Israel from Lebanon

BREAKING: IDF forces arrested three Sudanese nationals who were trying to cross from Lebanon into Israeli territory. The invaders were arrested as they tried to make it over the security fence near Metula.

Several explosions have reportedly been heard in Kiryat Shmona amid reports of flares over the northern border near Metula.

The incident is not believed to be security-related.

“A short time ago, IDF troops located three suspects who attempted to cross the security fence from Lebanon into Israeli territory. The suspects were monitored by IDF troops who arrived at the scene. The suspects have been apprehended and are being questioned. The IDF will continue operating to prevent any attempt to cross the border and to violate Israeli sovereignty,” the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement.