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Conflict Incident Report

2 injured in Dinnieh knife fight

Date of incident: 
August 13, 2018
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Two people were wounded in the town of Qattin, in Dinnieh, when knives were used during an altercation, the state-run National News Agency reported Tuesday.

The individuals involved in the dispute suffered head, stomach and thigh injuries. An emergency and relief unit from the Islamic Medical Association applied first aid to one of the injured people and transferred that person to Tripoli Governmental Hospital.

The incident appears to have been isolated and no investigation has been opened into it.

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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.