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Conflict Incident Report

Army: Israeli reconnaissance drone circles over West Bekaa, South

Date of incident: 
April 29, 2016
Death toll: 
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NNA - An Israeli enemy reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace over the town of Shebaa at 10:25 a.m., circled over Western Bekaa and the South regions and then left at 3:05 p.m. from above al-Naqoura," an Army communiqué indicated on Friday.

Primary category: 
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.