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Conflict Incident Report

South Lebanon locals remove UNIFIL roadblocks

Date of incident: 
March 10, 2017
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Lebanese Civilians

BEIRUT: South Lebanon locals  removed roadblocks around UNIFIL observation points near Lebanon’s southern border, state media said.

The observation points, located near olive orchards in the town of Blida in Marjayoun district, are held by the Nepali Battalion of the international force, the National News Agency said.

The state-run agency did not say whether or not the observation points were manned at the time.

South Lebanon residents have been repeatedly involved in scuffles with UNIFIL troops deployed under the mandate of UN SCR 1701.


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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.