Sunday, 7 February, was allowed to publish information about that at the end of last week a citizen of Israel crossed the border with Lebanon. Thursday, February 5, he was handed over to servicemen of the peacekeeping contingent of the representatives of Israel.
The website Walla News reported that the 55-year-old Jerusalem resident Oleg (Eli) Gamerman, had been missing since 2 February. February 3rd police district Moriah asked the help of citizens in the search for it.
Editorial NEWSru.co.il asked for comment about this publication to the press service of the Israel police. However, the spokesman of the police said that has no information about the fate of the missing Israelis.
The press service of the defense Army of Israel has confirmed editorial NEWSru.co.il that the inhabitant of Jerusalem Oleg Gamerman was returned to Israel from Lebanon. On the night of 6 February at the border crossing in Rosh Hanikra, he was handed over to the Israeli authorities, military personnel assigned to UN peacekeeping forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL). «Hamerman was questioned by security forces, after which he was released,» reported the press service of the IDF.
This is not the first case when «Russian-speaking Israelis» detained in Lebanon. In 2009, 40-year-old resident of Rishon LeZion Igor Kagan was detained Lebanese soldiers on border he tried to cross to get home.