Clarification: Israel-Lebanon story

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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010 file photo, Hezbollah fighters hold their party flags, as they parade during the opening of new cemetery for colleagues who died in fighting against Israel, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. An explosion along the Israel-Lebanon border wounded two Israeli soldiers Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, and the military then fired toward Hezbollah positions in southern Lebanon in the most serious incident between the enemy countries in months. Hezbollah issued a statement on the group’s Al Manar TV station claiming responsibility for the blast in Shebaa on Tuesday, saying it targeted an Israeli patrol. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)


FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010 file photo, Hezbollah fighters parade during the inauguration of a new cemetery for their fighters who died in fighting against Israel, at the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. An explosion along the Israel-Lebanon border wounded two Israeli soldiers Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, and the military then fired toward Hezbollah positions in southern Lebanon in the most serious incident between the enemy countries in months. Hezbollah issued a statement on the group’s Al Manar TV station claiming responsibility for the blast in Shebaa on Tuesday, saying it targeted an Israeli patrol. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)


JERUSALEM — In a story Oct. 7, The Associated Press quoted the Israeli military as describing a Hezbollah blast that wounded two Israeli soldiers as a "breach of Israel's sovereignty." The story should have made clear that the attack took place in a disputed area, Shebaa Farms, where the borders of Israel, Lebanon and Syria meet. Israel says the enclave is part of the Golan Heights, which it captured from Syria in 1967. Lebanon and Syria say Shebaa Farms belong to Lebanon, while the United Nations says the area is part of Syria and that Damascus and Israel should negotiate its fate.

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