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Conflict Incident Report

LAF: Investigation with Khaled reveals location of Fnaydek explosives

Date of incident: 
June 27, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

NNA - The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) Orientation Directorate issued on Friday the following statement:

"Investigations with the detainee Mahmud Khaled revealed that he has buried in a piece of land belonging to him in Fnaydek-Aakar a number of explosive material and grenades. A LAF unit raided the aforementioned location yesterday and uncovered mortar shells and explosives as well as metal balls used to make suicide vests. The confiscated materials were then handed over to competent authorities for further measures."

Primary category: 
Arms Storage/Smuggling
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.