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Conflict Incident Report

Wazzani fire causes explosion of old Israeli mines, ammunition

Date of incident: 
July 29, 2015
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Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

The Lebanese Armed Forces Orientation Directorate issued on Wednesday the following statement: "A fire erupted at noon today in the border region of Wazzani causing the detonation of mines and ammunition remnant of the Israeli wars against Lebanon. A LAF unit is working in tandem with Civil Defence units to put out the flames."

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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.