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Conflict Incident Report

Three israeli planes violate Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
May 28, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

NNA - The Army Command - Orientation Directorate - issued the following statement:

"Today at 9:25 two warplanes belonging to the Israeli army violated the Lebanese airspace over the sea off the town of Shekka and circled over all Lebanese regions, then left the atmosphere at 10:25 above the town of Rmeish.
At approximately 9:30, an Israeli drone breached the Lebanese airspace over the sea off Beirut, and circled over the areas of Baalbek and Hermel, then left at 16:00 over the town of 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.