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Conflict Incident Report
Cross-border exchange of fire in Wadi Khaled
Date of incident:
March 25, 2016
Number of Injured:
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
On 25 Mar 16, at 2333hrs, cross-border shooting took place in Wadi Khaled area. As per media reports, armed elements infiltrated Lebanese territories and took over a LAF monitoring tower. LAF initiated a counter attack to take it back.
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.
Akkar / 8 persons detained, ammunition confiscated in Wadi Khaled border region