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Conflict Incident Report

Army reports new breach of Lebanon's airspace

Date of incident: 
March 5, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

The Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate - issued on Thursday the following statement: "Today at 9:25 an Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace above Alma Shaab and circled over Beirut and its suburbs, as well as Jbeil, Batroun and Bsharre regions, then left at 15:00 from above Rmeish village."

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.