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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli drone breaches national airspace

Date of incident: 
September 23, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

An Israeli reconnaissance plane on Tuesday violated the Lebanese airspace at 10:25 a.m. from above Beirut city and effectuated U-shaped manoeuvres off Jounieh and Beirut, then left towards the occupied zone at 15:30 from above Naqoura.

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.