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Conflict Incident Report

LAF fortified its deployment in the outskirts of Qaa, Fakiha

Date of incident: 
June 6, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

The Lebanese Army Forces (LAF) fortified its deployment in the outskirts of the towns of Qaa and Fakiha in northern Bekaa. This move comes in an attempt to halt any infiltration into Lebanese territories and safeguard the citizens.

Primary category: 
Military/Security Forces Deployment
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.