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Conflict Incident Report

Two Israeli planes violate Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
August 21, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

A reconnaissance plane affiliated with the Israeli enemy violated, at 7:00 am yesterday the Lebanese airspace over Rmeish village and effectuated circular flight off Riaq, Baalbeck, Hermel, and West Bekaa, a communiqué by the Lebanese Army Command-Guidance Directorate indicated on Thursday.

The jet left at 8:00 pm from above Aitaroun village.

Another spying plane violated at 11:25 pm the Lebanese airspace and flew over Rashaya, Hasbaya, West Bekaa and South regions, then left at 3:am from above Rmeish 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.