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Conflict Incident Report

PFLP-GC Member Killed, Six Wounded in Qosaya Blast

Date of incident: 
July 29, 2015
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)

A member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command was killed in a blast in the central Bekaa region, reported the National News Agency on Wednesday. It said that six members of the PFLP-GC were wounded in the explosion, one critically. NNA did not explain the cause of the explosion, but a member of the group accused Israel of shelling its position in Qosaya.

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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.