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Conflict Incident Report

Army: spying device seized in Barouk

Date of incident: 
June 7, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

An army unit seized today a spying device in Barouk Mount, hidden inside a rocky body, and connected to a camouflaged speaker, in addition to 3 monitoring packs, a communiqué by the Lebanese army indicated on Tuesday.

A military expert rushed to the scene and dismantled the device.

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.