31 March 2024

The Israeli military reported that “sirens sounded in Eilat following the identification of a suspicious aerial target that crossed from the east toward Israeli territory. The target fell in the area of the Gulf of Eilat. No injuries were reported and there was light damage caused to a building”. The building was part of an IDF base. The Islamic Resistance in Iraq claimed to have struck “a vital objective... using appropriate weapons”. The following day, an IDF spokesperson indicated that the attack, which he described as “a very serious incident”, was “directed by Iran” and was carried out with an Iranian-made drone.

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