Over the last 24 hours, two of the Israeli Defense Forces’ (IDF) drones have been identified by the Lebanese Air Defenses for having violated Lebanon’s airspace in the eastern and northern countryside.
The Lebanese Army Command Guidance Directorate issued the following communiqué regarding the first drone that was spotted by the Lebanese Air Defenses:
“On Friday at 3:10 p.m., an Israeli drone violated Lebanese airspace from above Kfarkilla village, while encircling Riak, Baalbek and Hermel regions; and then left at 10:00 p.m. from above Alma Al-Shaab village.”
According to the Lebanese National News Agency (NNA) correspondent, the second drone crashed early on Saturday morning near the Seaside Corniche inside the provincial capital of the Tripoli Governorate.
The NNA field reporter added that the Lebanese Security Forces have cordoned off the area and recovered the remains of the IDF drone that crashed in western Tripoli on Saturday morning.
Currently, the Lebanese Armed Forces Central Command has not issued a statement regarding the drone crash; however, news of the crashed IDF drone has spread across Lebanon, as ever major media outlet has reported its latest developments.
The Israeli Defense Forces Spokesman and the Israeli government have not issued any statement regarding the purpose of the drone’s objective.
More to come…