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Conflict Incident Report

One killed, 4 arrested in suspected car chase

Date of incident: 
September 25, 2014
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Armed militants
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

One person was killed while an Army patrol was chasing on Thursday a suspected car in Al-Bass region in Tyre.
The Lebanese Army patrol was chasing a suspected vehicle which its driver refused to stop at the check point in Al-Bass region in Tyre, fire exchange took place between the armed group and the patrol leading to the injury of an unidentified person inside the car who passed away soon after.

The patrol succeeded in arresting the four other passengers.

Primary category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict
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.