The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) downed a drone operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist group, the army said Tuesday.
In a statement, the military said that the unmanned aerial vehicle crossed into the Israeli airspace from Lebanese territory.
The IDF kept the drone under surveillance throughout the incident, with no danger to either the soldiers or nearby communities involved.
“The Northern Command maintains elevated readiness and will not tolerate any violation of Israeli sovereignty,” the army said.
Our troops just monitored & downed a drone belonging to Hezbollah that crossed from Lebanon into Israel. There was no danger to the nearby communities and our forces.
We maintain elevated readiness & will not tolerate any violation of Israeli sovereignty. pic.twitter.com/CQLSIc2by8
— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) November 10, 2020
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