. Hezbollah drone flies 40-minute tour of northern Israel, returns to Lebanon « JO LEE MAGAZINE

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD/A drone flown by Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has managed to cross into northern Israel on a 40-minute “reconnaissance mission”, triggering air defences and the scrambling of fighter jets before returning to Lebanon.

Iran-backed Hezbollah, which fought a month-long war against Israel on the Lebanese border in 2006, said Friday’s flight carried out a successful required mission. Earlier this week, its leader, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, said his militant faction had been manufacturing military drones in Lebanon and had the technology to turn thousands of missiles in their possession into precision-guided munitions.

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