Hezbollah says shots down Israeli drone over Lebanon

Press TV – Sept 9, 2019

Hezbollah fighter with an anti-aircraft missile. Click to enlarge

The Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has shot down an Israeli military drone outside the southern town of Ramyah.

Hezbollah said its air defense forces shot down the aircraft early Monday as it crossed the border between Lebanon and the occupied Palestinian lands.

The resistance group noted that it had already captured the Israeli drone’s remains.

The Israeli military also confirmed that it had lost a “small drone” in Lebanon but said that the aircraft had crashed and had not been targeted.

The Tel Aviv regime also downplayed the fact that Hezbollah was holding the aircraft’s wreckage, saying it contained no sensitive intelligence on board.

The development comes amid heightened tensions between Hezbollah and the Israeli military.

The rift began after the Tel Aviv regime targeted Hezbollah’s positions in the Syrian capital of Damascus on August 24, killing two of the group’s members.

The following day, Hezbollah said two Israeli drones had been destroyed near the Lebanese capital of Beirut.

Hezbollah pledged a swift response along the border and said that it would also shoot down any intruding Israeli drone in the future.

Tensions peaked last Sunday, when Hezbollah fired anti-tank missiles at an Israeli military vehicle along the border with the occupied territories and attacked several Israeli bases as well.

Israel continued its aggression by shelling some Lebanese territories before relative calm returned the next day.

(This item is being updated.)

 

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3 responses to “Hezbollah says shots down Israeli drone over Lebanon”

  1. The British people are really sick of the jews, as such the support for Hezbollah is strong
    and w e wish you every success

  2. I concur with the former speaker Mr david lambert.
    Time the madness to stop in ME. Hezbollah is taking the initiative.

    Keep carefully listening to Mr Nasrallah. He speaks the truth in all his speeches.

  3. Not only British, ALL whites with half a brain are dead sick of the Jews.