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Conflict Incident Report

Two Israeli warplanes breach Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
February 4, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

At 13:03 p.m., two Israeli planes breached the Lebanese airspace above Naqoura, and effectuated U-shaped maneuvers in Shekka and Tripoli, and then left Naqoura coast at 15:55 p.m.

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.