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Conflict Incident Report

Syrian shelling targets militants in Arsal's outskirts

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
April 11, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Armed militants

NNA - Syrian army forces targeted Saturday afternoon armed militant groups in the areas of Assal el-Ward on the Syrian-Lebanese border and al-Rahwa in the outskirts of Arsal, using rocket and artillery shells, which resulted in the injury and death of several gunmen, NNA correspondent in Baalbek reported.

Primary category: 
Heavy Artillery [inc.rocket attacks]
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.