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Conflict Incident Report

Blank explosive device found in Sidon

Date of incident: 
May 22, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

A blank explosive device was found on Sunday in Sidon wrapped with paper gifts and tied with a timer, a NNA field reporter said. The Lebanese Army 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.