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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli reconnaissance plane violates Lebanese airspace

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

The Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate issued on Tuesday a statement in which it reported an Israeli violation to the Lebanese airspace.

"An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated on Tuesday the Lebanese airspace from above Alma el Shaab at 10:00 a.m. and conducted circular flights over Beirut and its suburbs, Jbeil, Batroun and the South. The plane left at 16:30 from above Naqoura town," the statement said. is

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.