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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli spying device found in south Lebanon

Date of incident: 
October 14, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Military Intelligence
An Israeli airborne surveillance device was discovered in southern Lebanon, on October 14th by the Army intelligence. The spying device was found in the border town of Blida, in Marjayoun.
Israeli monitoring devices are discovered relatively frequently on Lebanese soil – and not only in the south.
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.