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Israeli military says explosive on Lebanon border wounds 2 Israeli soldiers in latest flare-up

  • 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 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)  (The Associated Press)

  • 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)

    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)  (The Associated Press)

The Israeli military says two soldiers have been wounded by an explosive on the Lebanon border.

The military said the soldiers were on patrol along the border Tuesday when an explosive device went off.

The incident comes two days after Israeli soldiers opened fire after what they said was a border breach in the Shebaa farms area. Lebanon's military countered that an army outpost came under Israeli fire, and one soldier was lightly wounded.

Israel and Lebanon have been in a state of war for six decades, but the border area has remained largely quiet since a monthlong war in the summer of 2006 between Israel and Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon.

There have been sporadic outbursts of violence, including one last year when a Lebanese sniper killed an Israeli soldier.