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Conflict Incident Report
3 Russian helicopters circle over LebaneseSyrian borders
Date of incident:
November 15, 2015
Number of Injured:
Wadi Khaled residents saw on Sunday three Russian helicopters flying over the Lebanese-Syrian borders at around 3:30 p.m., NNA correspondent reported.
Air Space 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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.