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Conflict Incident Report

6 kg of explosives found in El-Mery

Date of incident: 
March 11, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
General Security

On 11 Mar 16, the General Security Forces found a Nylon Bag containing 6 kg of explosives inside a field in El-Mery Village, South Lebanon. The explosives were not set for detonation.

Primary category: 
Dismantlement of Explosives/Demining
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.