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Conflict Incident Report

14 people killed soldiers on a commercial bus that blew up in Tripoli

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New Wars, No Peace: January 2006– December 2008
Date of incident: 
August 13, 2008
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Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

August 13, 2008: In Tripoli 14 people were killed, including 9 Lebanese Army soldiers, while traveling on a commercial bus that blew up. Around 40 people were injured in the attack, which occurred during a busy time of day.

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