IDF had advance intel on Hezbollah attempt to launch drones at Karish gas field

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Military spokesman says terror group suffered ‘significant operational setback’ in failed attempt to convey a message, as its three UAVs were downed over Lebanon’s waters

By EMANUEL FABIAN Today, 10:11 am  

An Israeli Sa’ar Class 4.5 missile boat guards the Energean floating production, storage and offloading vessel at the Karish gas field, in footage published by the military on July 2, 2022. (Israel Defense Forces)

The Israel Defense Forces had prior intelligence on Hezbollah’s Saturday launching of three unarmed drones at the Karish gas field off Israel’s Mediterranean coast, and believes it was an attempt to convey a message to Israel.

One of the aircraft was downed by an F-16 fighter jet and the other two by Barak 8 missiles launched from the Saar 5 Class Corvette INS Eilat. According to defense officials, all three were intercepted “at a safe distance from” the drilling platform.

Military spokesman Ran Kochav told…

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