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Conflict Incident Report

One wanted killed by army in Tyre

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

The Lebanese Army Command's Guidance Directorate on Thursday issued a communique saying that at 11:30 am as the army was pursuing in Maaraka in Tyre the individual Fawzi Fawzi Shahrour, wanted for criminal deeds, Shahrour fired against the army that countered him and caused him a fatal injury. Shahrour was taken to Jabal Amel hospital but passed away due to the serious wounds. Eight other individuals who were in his company have also been detained by the army and referred to the authority for investigations.

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.