Israel fired a Patriot defense missile at a unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that approached from Syrian territory Friday afternoon, mirroring an incident just two days ago.
“An IDF Patriot missile was launched towards a UAV that approached Israel from Syria. More details to follow,” an IDF said in a terse statement following media reports.
The army has not yet determined whether its crossing into Israel was deliberate or accidental. Israel urgently checked with Russian and Jordanian officials that the drone did not belong to either country before it sent the Patriot to blast it out of the sky.
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