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Conflict Incident Report

LAF: Israeli reconnaissance plane violates Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
July 1, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

NNA - The Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate issued on Tuesday a statement reporting a violation of an Israeli reconnaissance plane at 6:55 a.m. from above Kfarkela.

The statement said that the plane conducted circular flights over Baalbeck and Riyek, and then left Lebanon from above Naqoura.


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.