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Conflict Incident Report

Bomb explodes in Chtaura

Date of incident: 
October 5, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

A bomb exploded on Monday before noon in Chtaura behind the Customs Building planted on the side of the road. It was said that the bomb was most likely to target a bus passengers, NNA field reporter said.

It is worth to note that no casualties were reported.

Primary category: 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.