The Israel Defense Forces shot down a small quadcopter drone sent by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terrorist organization Tuesday night after it crossed the Lebanese border into Israeli territory.
We downed a Hezbollah drone that crossed from Lebanon into Israel today. The drone was monitored by our soldiers throughout the incident.
The IDF will continue to operate against any attempt by terrorists to violate Israeli sovereignty. pic.twitter.com/G3gmRCsXts
— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) January 4, 2022
The drone was monitored by Israel Air Force units throughout the incident, the Israeli military said.
“The IDF will continue to act to prevent any violation of the sovereignty of the State of Israel,” the IDF added in a statement.