Downed Israeli drone in Lebanon: Hezbollah

Lebanon’s Hezbollah stated on Sunday it shot down an Israeli drone over southern Lebanon with a surface-to-air missile, the primary time it has introduced such an incident, as clashes on the Lebanese border escalate. The drone was hit close to Khiam, about 5 km (3 miles) from the border with Israel, and was seen falling in Israeli territory, Hezbollah added. “They’ve insinuated they’ve this functionality however it’s the first time they declare they’ve this sort of functionality to shoot down a drone,” Mohanad Hage Ali of the Carnegie Center East Middle stated.The Israeli defence ministry was not instantly obtainable for remark. Earlier on Sunday, the UN’ Lebanon peacekeeping powerUNIFIL stated that one in every of its members was injured after shells hit its base close to the village of Houla on the Lebanese-Israeli border on Saturday.

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