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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli drone breaches Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
July 5, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace at 20:05 on Sunday evening from above the region of Kfarkila and then effectuated U-shaped manoeuvres in the regions of Riyak, Baalbek, and Hermel, to later leave towards the occupied Palestinian territories on Monday at 7:00 a.m. from above Alma Shaab, an Army communiqué said.

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.