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Conflict Incident Report
1 Dead, 5 Hurt as Ain el-Hilweh football fight erupts into gunfire
On 22 September 2017, one person was killed and five others were wounded when a fistfight between football fans escalated into an armed clash in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain el-Hilweh.
The agency said the clash between the fans of the al-Ansar and al-Nahda teams erupted after a football match at the camp's Jihad al-Wazir Stadium ended with a 1-0 win for al-Nahda.
The dead man, Mohammed Slim, succumbed to his wounds at the al-Rai Hospital.