Israel fighter jets enter Lebanese airspace, hit targets on Syria border – reports

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Israel fighter jets enter Lebanese airspace, hit targets on Syria border – reportsGet short URLLink copied to clipboardemail story to a friendprint versionPublished: 30 January, 2013, 16:19

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An Israeli F16 fighter jet.(Reuters / Amir Cohen)

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Several squads of Israeli air force jets violated Lebanese airspace  at 2 a.m. local time Wednesday, the Lebanese army reported in a statement earlier on Wednesday. It said four warplanes flew over the southernmost coastal town of Naqoura, hovered for several hours over villages in southern Lebanon before leaving  the country’s airspace.“There was definitely a hit in the border area,” the source told Reuters on condition of anonymity, without elaborating further.It said similar flights by eight other warplanes were conducted Tuesday.The Israel Defense Forces refused to confirm or deny the report. “We do not comment on reports of this kind,” an IDF spokeswoman said. Over the past week, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of IAF planes sighted in the airspace of Lebanon, which borders Syria. At least 12 jet missions were reported by the Lebanese militaryDETAILS TO FOLLOWAn Israeli air force F15-E fighter jet.(Reuters / Baz Ratner)

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