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Conflict Incident Report

Shells found in Bhamdoun

Date of incident: 
January 22, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

On 22 Jan 17, in Bhamdoun, several shells were found at the side of the international road near the intersection of the Aley town of Shanay. The projectiles included 155mm and 130mm artillery shells, mortar shells and other types of bombs. Security forces encircled the location and examined the shells.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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.