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Conflict Incident Report

Daesh security official killed in Arsal

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
February 15, 2017
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Armed militants
Islamic State (IS); Daech *

NNA - A Daesh security official, Syrian national Abou Adham Al-Jawash, was found dead in Arsal, NNA field reporter said. His corps was found earlier during the day with a number of gunshots, NNA field reporter added, noting that three armed men had been seen opening fire on the deceased and then fleeing the crime scene. The corps was later transferred to Al-Rahma Hospital of Arsal.

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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.