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Conflict Incident Report
Gunboat breaches territorial waters off Ras Naqoura
Date of incident:
February 19, 2017
Number of Injured:
NNA - An Israeli gunboat violated at 4:20 p.m. the Lebanese territorial waters, off Ras al-Naqoura, to a distance of approximately 205 meters for a period of three minutes, an Army communiqué indicated.
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.