U.N. saw drones over Syria before Israel strike in breach of truce

January 19, 2015 6:26 PM

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U.N. saw drones over Syria before Israel strike in breach of truce

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers stationed in the Golan Heights along the Syrian-Israeli border observed drones coming from the Israeli side before and after an airstrike that killed top several Hezbollah figures, the United Nations said on Monday.

The flight of the drones in the airspace over the Golan Heights was a violation of the 1974 ceasefire agreement between Syria and Israel, U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters.

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