The Lebanese army issued a statement on Monday that confirmed an unmanned spy drone belonging to the national military fell over the eastern part of the country due to a technical error.
“A technical failure occurred in an unmanned spy drone of the air force at 13:00 on Monday, ” the army statement read.
The error led to the drone’s crash over the Arsal barrens inside the Lebanese territories, security officials added.
The Lebanese army has been carrying out a wide-scale operation in the eastern region of Lebanon against the terrorist groups operating and hiding in the area, who fled the blows of Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian military units inside Syria.
Sources: Al-Manar and NNA