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Conflict Incident Report

One killed, 11 injured in Zahleh blast

Date of incident: 
August 31, 2016
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - A Syrian female was killed and 11 others were injured in Zahleh explosion, the general secretary of Lebanese Red Cross George Kettaneh said on Wednesday.
Kettaneh explained that 5 of the injured were transferred to Tel Shiha hospital, 4 others were transferred to the Lebanese -French hospital while as two of the injured were treated at the explosion location by the Red- Cross medics.
He added that the killed body was transferred to Shtoura hospital.

Primary category: 
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.