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12 Feb 2020 | 02:00 PM UTC

Lebanon: Military opens fire on unidentified foreign drone February 12 /update 1

Military opens fire on suspected Israeli drone over Meiss El Jabal (Nabatieh province) February 12; details emerging

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Event

Military forces reportedly opened fire on a suspected Israeli drone on Wednesday, February 12, forcing it to leave Lebanese airspace. According to local media reports, the drone was spotted over the southern town of Meiss El Jabal (Nabatiyeh province). The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has not confirmed the incident as of Wednesday evening (local time). Details emerging. 

Advice

Individuals in Meiss El Jabal are advised to monitor developments to the situation and avoid the area of the incident as a precaution.