A small Israeli surveillance drone of the SkyLark type crashed Monday in the southern Lebanese border town of Aita al-Shaab, Lebanon’s National News Agency said.
The drone crashed near the U.N.-demarcated Blue Line on the Lebanese-Israeli border, NNA said.
Israeli forces went on alert along the border in the wake of the incident as Israeli warplanes overflew the region, the agency added.
Hizbullah-affiliated media reportedly took photographs of the drone before Lebanese authorities confiscated it for further inspection.
The Israeli army meanwhile confirmed that a small Israeli military drone crashed in southern Lebanon on Monday afternoon.
“The incident is being investigated,” the Times of Israel news portal quoted a military spokesperson as saying.
“There did not appear to be a risk that classified information could be retrieved from the device,” the Israeli army said.
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