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Conflict Incident Report

The army dismantled a landmine in Wadi Ata

Date of incident: 
October 5, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

وحدة من ​فوج الهندسة​ في ​الجيش اللبناني​ قامت بتفجير ​لغم ارضي​ في ​وادي عطا​ في بلدة ​عرسال​ بالقرب من احد مراكز الجيش اللبناني، موضحاً أن اللغم كان قد وضع سابقا من قبل الجيش تحسبا لاي عمليات تسلل للمجموعات الارهابية باتجاه مراكز الجيش وجرى تفجيره لعدم الحاجة اليه بعد خروج المسلحين من الجرود

Primary category: 
Dismantlement of Explosives/Demining
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.