Israel Just Released Lebanese Shepherd 3 Days After Kidnapping Him


After three days in enemy custody, 22-year-old Lebanese shepherd, Hassan Zahra was finally released.

Zahra was kidnapped by Israeli soldiers near the Lebanese border on Tuesday when he took a herd of goats to graze in Bastara farm located in the southern village of Kafr Shuba.

The Israeli Defense Force alleged the shepherd was cooperating with and stated that it would “not tolerate any attempt to violate Israeli sovereignty.”

The kidnapping occurred around the same time that had been violating Lebanese airspace for days on end. On Tuesday, had filed a complaint with the Security Council (UNSC) over ’s continued violation of Lebanese airspace and sovereignty.

It later lodged a complaint about the abduction of the shepherd demanding his release.