Two UN peacekeepers wounded by villagers in south Lebanon
Two UN peacekeepers serving as part of the Belgian contingent were wounded Monday night after being pelted with stones by residents in the south Lebanon village of Srifa, a security source told Xinhua Tuesday.
The source said a convoy of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon, which had lost its way near Srifa, was pelted with stones by local residents, adding that two peacekeepers were slightly injured. Media reports said the troops were attacked after being found taking pictures of the area.
Last year, the French contingent were attack by south Lebanon residents for conduction patrols without giving prior notice.