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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli warplanes have breached the Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
April 16, 2018
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

 Israeli warplanes have breached the Lebanese airspace above the coastal Southern city of Saida and above refugee camps surrounding the city, at a medium altitude

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.