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Conflict Incident Report

Four soldiers, including two officers, die in an ambush in Dhour Mohamra

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
October 26, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL))

Lebanese Army - Orientation Directorate announced in a statement Sunday the death of 4 soldiers, including 2 officers, in an ambush by a terrorist group in Dhour Mohamara in the afternoon.

Primary category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict
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.