Israeli aircraft on Monday released scarlet heat balloons over Lebanon’s regional waters, in the first such violation in around a year, Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency reported.
“Israeli warplanes dropped more than 30 scarlet heat balloons between Naqoura and Tyre within two hours,” National News Agency reported.
Meanwhile, LBCI television said Israeli warplanes fired “five flare bombs over the sea off Tyre’s coast.”
Earlier on Monday, the Lebanese army issued statements about a series of violations of Lebanese airspace by Israeli jets.
Israel has escalated its flights over Lebanon in recent weeks, the Lebanese agency noted.