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Conflict Incident Report

One person dies, another injured in Arsal outskirts

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
June 3, 2016
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

NNA - One Lebanese citizen, named Hassan Mohammed Fliti (born in 1952) died and his son Mohammad Hassan Fliti (born in 1977) sustained serious injuries, as they were working in their orchard in Arsal outskirts in the locality of Jewar Sheikh, NNA reporter said on Friday. According to the son, a rocket or a bomb exploded near them as they were picking cherries in their orchard. Both were taken to the field "Rahmeh" hospital. It is to note that the area which witnessed the incident is considered a buffer zone between one under the control of "Nusra Front" and the other by "Hezbollah."

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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.