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Conflict Incident Report

2 Israeli military boats violated Lebanese regional water

Date of incident: 
July 6, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

The Lebanese Army Command on Monday issued a statement saying that two Israeli military boats breached the Lebanese regional water facing Ras Nakoura.
The violation is being followed up jointly by the Lebanese Army and UNIFIL.

Primary category: 
Sea-Border Crossing/Violation
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.