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Conflict Incident Report

Two rockets fired on Lebanese regions fall in North Bekaa

Date of incident: 
September 8, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

The Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate issued on Monday the following statement: "Between 19:15 and 19:45, a rocket fell between the region of Labweh and Nabi Othman, and another one fell in Hawr Taala in North Bekaa, causing zero damages. The Army carried out patrols in the targeted regions and the military expert began inspecting the zones where the rockets fell." The local residents believe that four rockets were fired, however the army confirmed only two.

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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.