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Conflict Incident Report

Cluster bomb leftover by Israeli enemy found in Nmayrieh's orchard

Date of incident: 
February 27, 2017
Death toll: 
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

A cluster bomb leftover by the 2006 Israeli assault was found in an orchard situated between the towns of Nabatieh's al-Nmayrieh and Sharqieh, NNA field reporter said.

Instantly, a unit of the army's engineering regiment arrived at said scene after being notified of the incident. The army transferred the cluster bomb to a nearby military post.

Primary category: 
Dismantlement of Explosives/Demining
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.