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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli reconnaissance plane circles over Riyak, Baalbek and Hermel for more than 11 hours

Date of incident: 
June 27, 2015
Death toll: 
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An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace over the town of Kfarkila in the South at 5:10am, circled over the regions of Riyak, Baalbek and Hermel, and then left at 4:45pm above the Southern town of Rmeish, a Lebanese Army communiqué indicated Saturday.

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.