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Conflict Incident Report

Italian Killed, Another Injured in Jbeil Climbing Accident

Date of incident: 
August 9, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Red Cross/Crescent
Civil Defense
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Italian Civilians

An Italian young man was killed and another was injured Sunday during a mountain climbing trip in the Jbeil area of Shwan-Ain Jrein, Lebanon's National News Agency reported. It said one of them received a fatal head injury and the other was wounded after they fell into a steep area.Units from the Civil Defense, the army's Navy Commando Regiment and the Lebanese Red Cross took part in the search and rescue operation.They managed to pull the wounded man and his friend's body after strenuous efforts that lasted several hours.

Primary category: 
Personal Accident [inc. drowning, suicide...]
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