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Conflict Incident Report

3 civilians wounded in Army, militants clashes in Bekaa

Date of incident: 
November 15, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

Civilians Sobhi Fakhri, his wife and their son were injured on Saturday during clashes between Army members and gunmen at Dar El-Wasiaa village.
Security forces have cordoned off early on Saturday Dar El-Wasiaa village in west Baalbeck during which clashes between members of the Lebanese Army and militants took place leading to the injury of Sobhi Fakhri, his wife Nadima and their son Romeo.
The reporter said that the gunmen opened fire on Sobhi along with his wife and son as they were fleeing the village towards Btedii.

Primary category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict
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.