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Conflict Incident Report
Joint Forces attack Christian areas
The Two-Year War | February, 1975 to December, 1976
Date of incident:
March 15, 1976 to March 25, 1976
National Movement (NM)
The Joint Forces launched a massive attack against Christian-populated areas in the cazas (counties) of Baabda, Aley, Shuf, and Upper Metn. They attacked the villages of al-Abadieh (in Baabda), Mtein, Tarchich, and Aintoura (Upper Metn), and later in Mansourieh-Bhamdoun131 and North Lebanon.
Attack on Qobayat
The Joint Forces attacked the Christian village of Qobayat in North Lebanon, with the support of the Fatah in the Beqaa.
Druze men attack Abadieh family
In the village of al-Abadieh, a group of armed Druze men attacked an entire Christian family of eight despite its allegiance to Kamal Jumbatt.
Civilians killed in Mtein
Fifty-three Christian civilians, including a nun, were killed in Mtein. A number of them were affiliated to the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP...