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Conflict Incident Report

3 wounded in dispute in Koura

Date of incident: 
December 27, 2017
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Lebanese Civilians

Three people were wounded and two suspects arrested after a dispute between six men resulted in shots being fired.

The incident took place in North Lebanon’s Koura, in the town of Bsarma, according to the state-run National News Agency.

The NNA reported that three men had been wounded in the dispute, with one in critical condition.

The wounded were reportedly transferred to hospitals in the area, while security forces began to investigate the incident to prosecute those responsible.

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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.