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Conflict Incident Report

1 Killed, 1 Wounded after Car Fails to Halt at Tripoli Checkpoint

Date of incident: 
July 25, 2015
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
1 person

One person was killed and another wounded when a vehicle failed to stop at an Internal Security Forces checkpoint in the northern city of Tripoli, reported the National News Agency on Saturday. It said that a gray Mercedes carrying four young men did not halt at mobile security forces checkpoint in Mina in Tripoli, prompting the forces to open fire at the car.It led to the death of a man identified as A.S. and the injury of R.H. Their companions have since been arrested, while the wounded was taken to hospital for treatment.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.