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Conflict Incident Report

Israel violates regional waters off Naqoura

Date of incident: 
July 8, 2014

Israeli war planes violated on Monday night between 9:00 p.m. and 9:40 p.m. Lebanon's regional waters off Naqoura coast and then tossed a number of thermal balloons in the region, a Lebanese Army communiqué said on Tuesday.

Primary category: 
Sea-Border Crossing/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.