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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli planes breach national airspace

Date of incident: 
September 19, 2014
Death toll: 
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An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace on Thursday at 8:50 a.m. from above Naquora village, and then effectuated circular flights in the skies of Riyak, Baalbek, Hermel, and South Lebanon, to later leave towards the occupied Palestinian territories on Friday morning at 6:00 a.m. from above Alma Al-Shaab, a Lebanese Army communiqué said.
Between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, another enemy drone roamed in skies of Meis al-Jabal and Hawla, and then tossed two suspicious objects above the mentioned regions, the communiqué added.

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.