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Conflict Incident Report

Israel drops depth charge in Lebanese waters

Date of incident: 
December 3, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

An Israeli military boat dropped an explosive depth charge into Lebanese territorial waters.

Primary category: 
Sea-Border Crossing/Violation
Secondary Category: 
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.