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Conflict Incident Report

Spanish member of UNIFIL killed after Israeli shelling in Abbasieh

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Rise of Tensions on Israeli Border (starting January 25, 2015 till February 1, 2015)
Date of incident: 
January 28, 2015
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 

NNA field reporter in the South on Wednesday reported that a member of the Spanish unit affiliated to UNIFIL was injured due to the Israeli shelling against Abbasieh. It is to note that the Spanish member passed away later on due to serious wounds.

Primary category: 
Heavy Artillery [inc.rocket attacks]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.