IDF launches probe after two more mini drones crash

Two small IDF drones crashed in the West Bank on Monday, the latest Israeli unmanned aircraft to go down in recent months, for as yet unclear reasons, the army said.

One of the hand-launched unmanned aerial vehicles fell in the city of Hebron, the second in the city of Bethlehem. Both were recovered, the Israel Defense Forces said.

The army said there was no risk that intelligence could have been gleaned from the Skylark model drones.

The military said it was investigating the circumstances behind the crash landings. An army spokesperson said it was not immediately clear if the two incidents were related.

The head of the IDF Ground Forces Command, Maj. Gen. Kobi Barak, grounded the entire fleet of Skylark drones until an investigation could be completed into the crashes,

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