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Conflict Incident Report

LAF reports Israeli breaches

Date of incident: 
April 14, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

NNA - The Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate - issued on Tuesday the following statement:
"Today at 8:50 an Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace over Kfarkila and circled above the South, then left at 17:00 over Rmeish.
At 9:20 a similar plane breached Lebanon's skies over the Sea off Beirut shore and executed circular flights above Baalbek, Hermel and Arz then left at 16:00 from above Kfarkila."

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.