JERUSALEM (AA) – The Israeli army said Friday it had failed to intercept a drone fired from Lebanon and breached the country’s airspace.
“It is clear from the preliminary investigation that earlier today, a small wireless drone was spotted inside Lebanon, flying towards Israeli territory,” army spokesman Avichay Adraee tweeted.
“. . . , helicopters and warplanes were summoned, in addition to launching an interceptor missile from the Iron Dome without being able to intercept it,” he said.
Adraee added that “after a few minutes, the small drone returned to Lebanon.”
An earlier military statement said that the drone had been intercepted.
There was no comment from Lebanese authorities on the report.