An Arab Israeli citizen was arrested by Lebanese security services on Monday morning after crossing the border from the occupation state, it has been reported.

According to Lebanon’s 24 news website, the man in his 30s climbed over the border fence near the Lebanese village of Zaheriya. It added that the man is being questioned by Lebanese Military Intelligence officers.

The Israeli occupation army said that it is negotiating for the release of the man through intermediaries, reported the Times of Israel.

In 2021, an Arab Israeli man in his 20s from the Negev crossed into Lebanon. He was held in custody by the Lebanese for a month. Last week, the Israeli army opened fire at two Syrians near the border fence, killing one of them. The other fled the scene. It was revealed later that they were hunters.

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