Hezbollah downs an Israeli drone in S Lebanon

Lebanon's Hezbollah announced early on Wednesday that it had shot down an Israeli drone from a distance near the southern town of Ramia.

Lebanon's Hezbollah said in a statement that it had shot down an Israeli drone and confirmed that it was in its possession.

The statement added: "Mujahideen of the Islamic resistance confronted with appropriate weapons an Israeli drone while crossing the Palestinian-Lebanese border towards the southern town of Ramia."

For his part, the spokesman for the Israeli army acknowledged the crash of a drone over Lebanese territory, pointing out that "there is no fear of leakage of information."

A few days ago, Hezbollah had vowed to target all Israeli drones that would infiltrate Lebanese airspace.

It is noteworthy that in recent weeks witnessed a wave of escalation between Hezbollah and Israel has raised fears of the possibility of armed conflict between the parties.

This development comes after a week of limited tension in the Lebanese-Israeli border on September 1, after Hezbollah announced the destruction of an Israeli military vehicle on the opposite side of the border.



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