A Hamas drone that was flying toward the Mediterranean Sea from Gaza was shot down by an Israeli Air Force aircraft. The drone had not entered Israeli airspace.
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An Israeli Air Force aircraft downed a Hamas drone today (Thursday). The drone was traveling from Gaza toward the Mediterranean Sea and had not entered Israeli airspace.
Seconds after the interception, the drone fell into the sea. The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit stated that that the Israeli military will not tolerate any airspace violation and that the army will firmly respond to any such attempt.”
Moments ago, the IAF intercepted a Hamas UAV that took off from Gaza, preventing an immediate threat of infiltration into Israeli airspace
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) February 23, 2017