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Conflict Incident Report

Siege of Nabaa

Associated Timeline/Case: 
The Two-Year War | February, 1975 to December, 1976
Date of incident: 
June 22, 1976 to August 6, 1976
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Christian militias

The Christian militias laid siege to the Lebanese Shi`a neighborhood of Nabaa, located in Beirut’s eastern suburbs. On August 6, 1976, the residents surrendered. About 400 wounded people were evacuated by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and residents were displaced to West Beirut and the Beqaa.