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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli reconnaissance planes breach national airspace

Date of incident: 
February 27, 2015
Death toll: 
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An Israeli reconnaissance plane breached the Lebanese airspace on Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the skies of occupied Shebaa and Syrian Golan, NNA field reporter said.

Earlier, an Israeli force including armoured vehicles and infantry carried out combing operations along the borderline stretching from the west of Meskafam settlement reaching the east of Abbasieh, towards the western tip of occupied Shebaa.

The hostile force monitored the Lebanese side with binoculars, NNA field reporter 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.