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Conflict Incident Report

The Lebanese Army and the Syrian Army shell residential areas in West and East Beirut respectively

Associated Timeline/Case: 
The End of the War | January, 1989 to October, 1990
Date of incident: 
March 14, 1989 to March 15, 1989
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Armed Forces

March 14–15, 1989: Two days of particularly heavy fighting occurred as the Lebanese Army, under Aoun’s command, shelled residential areas in West Beirut, and the Syrian Army shelled residential areas in East Beirut. Around 32 civilians were killed in total and 145 wounded.