A statement released by the Lebanese Army revealed that an Israeli surveillance system was uncovered and dismantled on Thursday in Sahmaa town, near Tyr in southern Lebanon.The system was in the form of a camouflaged rock that was placed in Shamaa, in southern Lebanon, the al-Manar TV station in Lebanon reported. The spy system was dismantled by a specialized unit of the Lebanese army.

A statement by the army said resistance sources tipped the Intelligence Directorate of the army regarding the location of the spy system.

Al-Manar reported that the uncovered equipment are a surveillance device, a device that captures and sends photographs, a remote control and a cooling system.

The device is activated by surveillance planes, and wirelessly send images to a source hub.

In its statement, the Lebanese army advised the residents who locate such devices to inform the nearest military or security center.