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Conflict Incident Report

Hundreds of mortar shells fired across East and West Beirut claims eight people injures 55

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
August 12, 1985
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

August 12, 1985: Between 1 and 5 a.m., hundreds of mortar shells and long- and medium-range missiles were fired across East and West Beirut, the northern and southern suburbs, the Metn, and Kesrouan; eight people were killed and 55 injured.