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Conflict Incident Report

One wanted killed in raid in Baalback

Date of incident: 
August 27, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Armed militants

On 26 Aug 15, one wanted was killed yesterday in a fire trade between the Lebanese army and a number of gunmen during a military raid in the Baalback locality of Hezzine. In details, the man opened fire at an army patrol that was effectuating raids in the said region. The army responded to the fire sources, killing Ad-Diqa, who is wanted for opening fire at members of the Internal Security Forces.

Primary category: 
Secondary 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.