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Conflict Incident Report

Two gunboats violate territorial waters off Ras Naquora

Date of incident: 
October 28, 2015
Death toll: 
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Two Israeli gunboats breached at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday the Lebanese territorial waters off Ras Naquora, over a period of 25 minutes, a Lebanese Army communiqué said.
The breach is currently being followed up in coordination with UNIFIL, the army communiqué added.

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.