Israeli tanks patrolled the Golan Heights area along their border with Lebanon, Tuesday, July 28, following violent clashes Monday.
READ MORE: Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab said Tuesday that Israel had violated his country’s sovereignty with what he called a “dangerous military escalation” after Israeli and Hezbollah forces traded cross-border fire Monday.
"I call for caution in the coming days because I fear that things will get worse in light of severe tension at the border,” Diab tweeted.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Hezbollah was “playing with fire” in comments shortly after Israel’s military said it thwarted an attempt by the militant group to sneak across the border.
The Israeli army said a small squad of armed men tried to infiltrate Israeli territory from the Shebaa Farms region — an area Israel captured in the 1967 war and that Lebanon claims.