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Conflict Incident Report

LAF reports new Israeli marine breach

Date of incident: 
June 10, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

NNA - The Army Command - Orientation Directorate - issued on Friday the following statement: "An Israeli enemy gunboat violated the Lebanese territorial waters off Ras Naqoura for a distance of 203 meters for a period of 3 minutes. The violation is being followed up on, in coordination with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon."

Primary category: 
Sea-Border Crossing/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.