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Conflict Incident Report

8 unexploded devices found in Arsal

Date of incident: 
August 28, 2018
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

أعلنت ​قيادة الجيش اللبناني​ في بيان أندورية من ​مديرية المخابرات​، عثرت في جرود بلدة عرسال- محلة الرهوة، على 8 عبوات مزروعة من مخلفات التنظيمات الإرهابية، زنة كل واحدة منها حوالى 30 كلغ من المواد المتفجرة، البعض منها معدّ للتفجير، وقد عمل الخبير العسكري على معالجتها، فيما تولت ​الشرطة العسكرية​ إجراء التحقيقات اللازمة في شأنها".

Primary category: 
Air Space Violation
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.