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Conflict Incident Report

A landmine exploded in South Lebanon during a landmine clearance mission

Date of incident: 
November 24, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

A member of the Mines Advisory Group MAG was injured in his right arm by a landmine left behind by the Israeli occupation forces in the south of Lebanon.

In further details, MAG team member R.A. Alkhalek, a 36-year-old from the Southern Lebanese village of Zrayrieh, had been on a landmine clearance mission in the outskirts of Kfartebnit-Nabatieh when the landmine exploded.

Primary category: 
Dismantlement of Explosives/Demining
Secondary Category: 
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.