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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli warplane violates Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
April 8, 2016
Death toll: 
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NNA - An Israeli warplane violated on Friday at 6;40 the Lebanese airspace and executed circular maneuvers over Chouf, West Bekaa, South, Jbeil, Batroun, Riyak and Baalbek, then left at 12;30 towards the occupied territories, the Army said in a statement.

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.