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Conflict Incident Report

LAF set up posts in Hourtaala as part of Security Plan

Date of incident: 
September 21, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

On 21 Sep 17, the Lebanese Armed Forces set up fixed posts in the northern Bekaa town of Hourtaala. The posts were introduced on the road that links Hourtaala to al-Khodr, one of eastern Baalbek's towns.

Primary category: 
Military/Security Forces Deployment
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.