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Conflict Incident Report

Two Israeli drones violate Lebanese skies

Date of incident: 
September 17, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

Army Command Guidance Directorate issued the following communiqué:" On Wednesday at 06:35 a.m., an Israeli drone violated Lebanese airspace from above Kfarkilla village, executed circular flight over the south, Riak, Baalbeck and Hermel regions, and then left at 10:30 p.m. from above Alma Al-Shaab village.

And ( on the same day) at 9:15 a.m., another Israeli drone breached the Lebanese skies from above Alma Al-Shaab village, executed circular flight over the south, West Békaa and Hermel regions, and then left 40 minutes past midnight from above Aitaroun village."

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.