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Conflict Incident Report
LAF ambush in the outskirts of Arsal
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident:
December 17, 2015
Number of Injured:
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Three armed terrorists were killed in an ambush by the Lebanese army in Wadi Hmaid in Arsal, and the army is pulling out the three bodies, NNA reporter said on Thursday.
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.