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Conflict Incident Report

Officer dead, two soldiers wounded in a bomb shell explosion at an Army tank in Minnieh

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
October 25, 2014
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Armed militants

Gunmen attacked Saturday afternoon an Army patrol tank using a rocket-propelled grenade in the region of Minnieh in the North, nearby "Haroun Mosque," causing the death of an officer and the injury of 2 soldiers," a Lebanese Army Orientation Directorate communiqué indicated. Army units are currently tracking down the perpetrators, in order to arrest and prosecute them, the communiqué added.

Primary category: 
Heavy Artillery [inc.rocket attacks]
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.