According to BBC and CBS news reports, Syrian troops planted landmines along its border with Lebanon, further perpetuating the uprising that began in March 2011 against President Bashar Assad and his regime.
"Syria Plants Landmines on Lebanese Border,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 15
, Article 27.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol15/iss3/27