Israel’s armed forces have destroyed three drones launched by Lebanon’s Hezbollah group on a scouting mission towards Energean’s gas floating production, storage and offloading vessel on the Karish field.

Last month, Hezbollah threatened to attack the Energan Power FPSO which it claimed will exploit gas in disputed waters, a position Israel refutes.

The maritime boundary between the nations has never been agreed, but US envoy Amos Hochstein is trying to bring the two sides to the negotiating table.