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Conflict Incident Report

Explosives heard in east Zahleh

Date of incident: 
December 7, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

The sounds of bombs and explosives were heard across east Zahleh, NNA field correspondent reported on Sunday. The loud explosive sounds were the result of clashes occurring in the outskirts behind Qossaya and Deir Ghazal.

Primary category: 
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):
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.