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Conflict Incident Report

3 prisoners arrested, 1 escaped

Date of incident: 
June 15, 2018
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

Four prisoners at Souq el-Gharb police station attacked the security members at the station during interrogation, wounding two security men, NNA correspondent in Aley reported. The prisoners attempted to escape from the police station, but the security men managed to arrest three of them while the fourth, named Haidar Sleiman Kassem, managed to flee, NNA correspondent added. Search operations are currently underway to track down the fleeing prisoner. 

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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.