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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli drone violates Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
August 20, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

Army Command Guidance Directorate issued the following communiqué: "On Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., an Israeli drone violated Lebanese airspace from above Nakoura village, executed circular flight over the Saida, Jezzine, El-Shouf, Aley, Tyre, Bint Jbeil and Merjouyoun regions; and then left at 1:30 p.m. from above Rmeish village."

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.