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Conflict Incident Report

Bomb explosions in Ammar alBikat, shelling along AbboudiehMenjez Highway

Date of incident: 
July 19, 2014
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Armed Forces
Lebanese Civilians

Syrian-launched bomb shells explosions were heard Saturday evening in the border town of Ammar al-Bikat, NNA correspondent in Akkar reported.

Meanwhile, Abboudieh-Menjez Highway remained exposed to shelling from the Syrian side while a state of alert prevailed along in various border towns.

One citizen was injured Saturday while he was driving his truck along Menjez-Abboudieh Highway as a result of shelling from the Syrian side, and was rushed to a medical center in Halba for treatment.

Primary category: 
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.