IDF confirms drone downed over south Lebanon, probing incident

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

The IDF confirms that one of its drones was shot down over southern Lebanon a short while ago.

It says the drone, reportedly a Hermes 900 model, was hit by a surface-to-air missile while operating in the area.

The IDF says the incident is being investigated.

It marks the fourth IDF drone to be shot down by Hezbollah over southern Lebanon amid the war. In all, two Hermes 450 drones and two Hermes 900 models have been downed in recent months.

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