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Conflict Incident Report

Army reports new Israeli breach

Date of incident: 
April 6, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

At 10:15 in the morning, an Israeli reconnaissance aircraft violated the Lebanese airspace over the town of Kfarkila, and circled over the areas of Riyak, Baalbek, Hermel and the North. It then left the airspace at 18:10 in the evening, from above the town of Alma al-Shaab. 

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.