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Conflict Incident Report

1 dead, 34 wounded in Dahr Al Baydar blast

Date of incident: 
June 20, 2014
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

NNA field reporter in Bekaa said on Friday that the cruel explosion that hit today the Bekaa region of Dahr Al-Baydar killed the Internal Security Forces warrant officer Mahmoud Jamaleddine and caused the injury of 34 persons. The explosion was set by a silver colored Murano car, and it harmed 7 cars in the region.

Primary category: 
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.