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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli gunboat violates regional waters

Date of incident: 
February 7, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

An Israeli gunboat violated the Lebanese regional waters off Ras Al-Nakoura between 11;33 for a distance of 555 m. for 42 minutes. 
The violation has been followed up in coordination with the UNIFIL.

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.