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Conflict Incident Report

Retired captain shot at Abboudiyeh border crossing

Date of incident: 
November 29, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

A retired army captain has been shot and injured today at the northern border crossing of Abboudiyyeh, NNA field reporters said.

Shots emanating from inside Syria injured the captain who's been currently treated for his wounds at Qobayat government hospital, the same reporters concluded.

Primary category: 
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.