Israeli warplanes fly over Beirut, violating airspace

Israeli warplanes flew over the Lebanese capital Beirut on Friday, raising tensions in the volatile region.

Israeli warplanes fly over Beirut, violating airspace
Two Israeli warplanes violated Lebanese airspace and flew over Beirut briefly before leaving the area,' a senior Lebanese security official said. Speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to give official statements, he said the planes flew at a medium altitude.'

The official did not elaborate and the Israeli army said it knows of no activity in Beirut.

Three Israeli planes violated Lebanese airspace in southern Lebanon Thursday, the Lebanese army said in a statement Friday.


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