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U.N. peacekeepers confirm Israeli report of tunnel at Lebanon border

Updated: 07-12-2018 01:00 IST
U.N. peacekeepers in Lebanon have confirmed the existence of a tunnel discovered by the Israeli military close to the blue line separating the two countries, it said in a statement on Thursday.

The U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) is "engaged with the parties to pursue urgent follow-up action" and "will communicate its preliminary findings to the appropriate authorities in Lebanon", it added.

(Reporting by Angus McDowall; Editing by Alison Williams)

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