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Conflict Incident Report

Syrian airstrike kills one, wounds family members near Arsal

Date of incident: 
July 4, 2014
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Armed Forces
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

Syrian aerial attack on the outskirts of Aarsal town today caused one killed and two injured.

Syrian fourteen year old boy, Ayham Rakan Hammoud died during the attack, while his father (45 years old) and his brother (13 years old) were injured and rushed to the town's Al Rahma hospital.

Primary category: 
Air Strike
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.