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Israeli forces catch suspects who illegally entered country from Lebanon

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Israeli troops arrest two men who illegally crossed into the country from Lebanon last night, the military says.

The suspects, who appear to be Turkish migrants looking for work, are caught in an area near the security fence that is densely covered with brush and trees, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

The arrests come after more than 12 hours of searches in the area, including roadblocks and helicopter flyovers.

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