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Conflict Incident Report

Explosion heard in Tripoli

Date of incident: 
October 9, 2017
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The Lebanese Army in Tripoli deployed near the city's Al-Qibeh area after residents reported a loud sound they feared could be a small explosion, Voice of Lebanon (93.9) reported.

VDL reported that the sound appeared to be the result of a detonated bomb and the Lebanese Army surrounded the scene immediately.

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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.