Report: Syria Downs Israeli Drone

YERUSHALAYIM -

Syrian state broadcasting reported Wednesday that government forces shot down an Israeli drone near the Lebanese border.

The unmanned vehicle was said to have been brought down over Deir al Ashayer, a village near the Lebanese border.

Damas Post quoted witnesses as saying they saw burning wreckage fall from the sky over the village of Yanta in eastern Lebanon.

Earlier on Wednesday, Lebanese news reported that the Israeli air force conducted multiple overflights and “mock raids” over southern Lebanon.