BEIRUT: Lebanon will file a complaint with the U.N. against Israel over its recent border shelling in which a Spanish peacekeeper was killed, a ministerial source told The Daily Star Friday.

The source said Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has contacted Lebanon’s Ambassador to the U.N. Nawaf Salam, requesting him to lodge a complaint against the Israeli shelling of south Lebanon sparked by a Hezbollah border ambush Wednesday.