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Conflict Incident Report
2 arrested after stabbing young man to death in Ashrafieh
Date of incident:
February 17, 2016
Number of Injured:
On 17 Feb 16, media reported that a young man died of his wounds on Tuesday evening after being stabbed by two men during a brawl in Beirut's Ashrafieh district. The verbal dispute soon escalated into a fistfight during which the two young men stabbed him several times. The two assailants fled the area before being eventually arrested by an undercover police patrol, identifying them as 19-year-old Palestinian national Ahmed Saad and 31-year-old Lebanese citizen Hassan Faqih.
Classification of conflict (primary):
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.