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Conflict Incident Report

Adjutant Fayez Ammouri abducted in Bab Tabbaneh

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
October 26, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL))

The Lebanese Armed Forces Orientation Directorate issued the following statement on Sunday: "At noon today armed militants kidnapped Adjutant Fayez Ammouri while he was on leave at his residence in Bab Tabbaneh. Work is ongoing to uncover where the abducted soldier was taken and free him."

Primary category: 
Hostage Taking Situation [inc. attempt, release]
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.