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Conflict Incident Report
Shelling, shooting from Syrian side on Kawashra
Date of incident:
October 28, 2014
Number of Injured:
Syrian Armed Forces
Shells fell on Kawshara coming from the Syrian side on Tuesday night, followed by heavy shooting on the Lebanese territories nearby the border.
The fire was mostly intensive on the highway that links Abboudiyeh with Menjez, Akkar.
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):
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.