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Conflict Incident Report

5 rockets land in Mashta Hammoud launched from Syrian side

Date of incident: 
January 29, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Armed militants

Five rockets have landed near a residential area in the outskirts of Mashta Hammoud, NNA field reporter said on Friday, adding that the rockets were launched from the Syrian side of the border.
The incident has rattled the residents of the region, NNA reporter added, confirming no casualties being reported as yet.

Primary category: 
Heavy Artillery [inc.rocket attacks]
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):
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.