DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. March 21, 2017, 7:35 AM (IDT)
The IDF confirmed Hizballah claims Monday night that Syrian air defenses had shot down an Israeli drone. It was identified as a miniature Skylark UAV, in the use mainly of the IDF artillery units for the purpose of surveillance. It was emphasized that no security data had been exposed. The incident apparently coincided with the Israeli drone attack that killed a Syrian militiaman near Qunetra two days ago.
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