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Conflict Incident Report

One injured after fire shot from Syrian side towards Wadi Khalid

Date of incident: 
January 19, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Armed militants

NNA field reporter in Akkar on Monday said that the individual Khalid Fadel As Salam was injured, during a funeral, in his right foot due to a fire shot from the Syrian side against Bani Sakhr neighborhood in Wadi Khalid near the Lebanese Syrian borders.

The injured was taken to Sayyidat As Salam hospital in Kobayath for treatment.

Primary category: 
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.