BEIRUT – Lebanese military experts have discovered and dismantled
two spy cameras planted in the country’s mountains by Israel, Lebanon’s
army said Wednesday.
One of the long range spying systems was placed on Sannine mountain,
which overlooks Beirut and the eastern Bekaa Valley, and the second was
on Barouk mountain, southeast of the capital, the army said in a
The system found in Sannine included a camera, a device to send
images and a third to receive signals, the army said. The device found
in Barouk was “much more complicated.”
The army said it plans to remove the cameras and urged citizens to
inform authorities about any suspicious objects they find. The military
was tipped off about the systems by the militant Hezbollah group, the
The Israeli military had no immediate comment.
Earlier this month, Hezbollah said it discovered an Israeli device spying on its private telecommunications network.
In a speech late Wednesday, Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah
accused Israel of spying on Lebanon with “radars hidden underground that
send pictures day and night.”
He also assured supporters that the militant group is ready to
repulse any future Israeli attack despite internal tension in Lebanon
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