Lebanese army says Israeli surveillance plane crashes into Tripoli sea port

Reuters News
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Posted: Jul 11, 2015 2:40 AM

BEIRUT/TRIPOLI, Lebanon (Reuters) - The Lebanese army said an Israeli surveillance plane crashed into the sea port of the northern coastal city of Tripoli on Saturday.

The army said in a statement the plane "belonging to the Israeli enemy" had crashed at 8:30 a.m. (0530 GMT). Local residents said it had crashed in the sea. A security source said it was unmanned drone.

(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Pravin Char)