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Conflict Incident Report

2 bodies with gunshot wounds found in Hermel northeast Lebanon

Date of incident: 
December 4, 2016
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On 04 Dec 16, the bodies of a man and young woman were found bearing gunshot wounds on the outskirts of the northeastern Lebanese city of Hermel. The source said that the bodies were discovered in the town of Nabi Othman. The man was aged 31, while the woman was in her twenties. Forensics experts have identified the man, and are working to identify the woman. The man's identity was not disclosed. Lebanese Red Cross medics transferred both bodies to Hermel's public hospital.

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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.