A drone launched from the Gaza Stripcrashed inside Israel Thursday, the Israeli military said, the third such incursion in just under a year, with previous incidents claimed by Hamas.

“Some kind of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was spotted entering Israeli airspace from the Strip,” an army spokeswoman told AFP.

“Fragments of it were later found in Israeli territory … right next to the (border) fence,” she said.

She could not immediately say if the UAV was armed or fitted with a surveillance camera. […]