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Conflict Incident Report

Fresh Israeli breach of Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
August 24, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated on Friday morning at 10.10 a.m. the Lebanese airspace over the town of Alma Shaab, effectuating u-turn maneuvers over the localities of Beirut, its suburbs, Jbeil and Tripoli, army command said in a communiqué.
The israeli plane then left the Lebanese airspace at 16.50 p.m. from above Alma Shaab town, communiqué concluded.

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.