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Conflict Incident Report

Israel Stroke Military Facility from Lebanese Airspace

Date of incident: 
September 7, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

Syria's army said Israel targeted one of its positions in Hama province from Lebanese airspace in the night - at 2.42 am - , which a war monitor said was a branch of the government agency accused by the U.S. of producing chemical weapons. The air strikes killed two people at a military facility in the country's west.


This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
Primary category: 
Air Space Violation
Secondary Category: 
Air Strike
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.