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Conflict Incident Report

2 Hurt as Disgruntled Man Hurls Grenade at Tripoli Wedding

Date of incident: 
December 15, 2015
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Lebanese Civilians
ISF(internal security forces)

Two people were injured Tuesday as an apparently lovesick man threw a grenade at a wedding party in the northern city of Tripoli.
“After a woman's family rejected his wedding proposal several times and decided to wed her to another man, a young man hurled a grenade at a wedding party in the el-Mina district of the city of Tripoli, injuring two people,” LBCI television said.
State-run National News Agency said the man hurled a stun grenade outside the Qasr al-Nujoum Cafe on el-Mina's seaside corniche, damaging three parked cars.
Security forces arrived on the scene and launched an investigation in the wake of the incident, the agency added.

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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.