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Conflict Incident Report

'RPG' bomb shell found in Qobayat

Date of incident: 
January 21, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

An intact "RPG" bomb shell was detected near a refinery in the outskirts of the town of Qobayat, whereby an Army unit arrived immediately at the scene, summoning a military expert to detonate it in place, NNA correspondent in Akkar reported.

Primary category: 
Dismantlement of Explosives/Demining
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.