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Conflict Incident Report

IED found in Taanayel, Bekaa

Date of incident: 
September 7, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

On 07 Sep 15, at around 1815hrs, a security operation started in Taanayel-Central Bekaa, on the entry of the Ceramic Factory & the Flower Plantation. After an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) was discovered, the Lebanese Armed Forces & the Internal Security Forces blocked the road and cordoned off the area. At around 1920hrs, the LAF managed to dismantle the IED. The IED was prepared for remote detonation, weighed around 5 kg and placed on the side of the road.

Primary category: 
Dismantlement of Explosives/Demining
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.