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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli gunboat breached into Lebanese territorial waters off Ras Naqoura

Date of incident: 
November 17, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

An Israeli gunboat violated the Lebanese territorial waters off Ras al-Naqoura at 15:55 hours, to an approximate distance of 200 meters for two minutes.

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.