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Conflict Incident Report

Syrian side explosions heard in northern Bekaa

Date of incident: 
November 15, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Russian Military

Strong explosions were heard throughout the northern Bekaa region, which turned out to be resulting from the raid executed by Russian helicopters on the outskirts separating Lebanon and Syria, NNA correspondent reported Sunday.

Primary category: 
Air Space Violation
Secondary 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.