Army: Enemy gunboat breaches territorial waters off Ras alNaqoura

Sat 25 May 2019 at 16:23 Security & Law

NNA - An Israeli enemy gunboat violated the Lebanese territorial waters off Ras al-Naqoura, between 21:25 and 22:00 hours on Friday, and directed a light detector and a water hose at a Lebanese fishing boat inside the national waters, a Lebanese Army communiqué indicated on Saturday.

At 22:20 hours, the aforementioned gunboat fired at the Lebanese fishing boat within the territorial waters without hitting it, the communiqué added.

The breach is being followed-up by Army units in coordination with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

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