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Conflict Incident Report

Open confrontation begins between Christian militias and ADF

Associated Timeline/Case: 
An Untenable Truce | January, 1977 to December, 1982
Date of incident: 
April 9, 1978 to April 11, 1978
Actors/Parties Involved: 
National Liberal Party (NLP)
Arab Deterrent Force (ADF)

Other incidents that reflected the open confrontation between the Christian leadership and militias and Syria took place between February and June, paving the way for the Hundred-Day War.

Between April 9 and 11, 1978, fighting between the PNL and the ADF broke out on the Chiyah–Ain al- Remmaneh axis in Beirut.