Al Hayat newspaper was told by security sources that the the French battalion operating within UNIFIL received an email message from an unknown party in which it threatened to launch a missile attack from the town of Deirkayfa in south Lebanon against the French peacemakers

The sources added that the Lebanese army and UNIFIL searched the Deirkayfa area but did not find any missiles .

This development comes after France’s foreign minister Alain Juppe said that he suspects Syria with the help of Hezbollah was behind a bombing that wounded five French troops in Lebanon last Friday.

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