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Conflict Incident Report

3 wounded in a wedding in Saida

Date of incident: 
July 20, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Red Cross/Crescent

On 20 July 15, a personal dispute erupted in a wedding in the restaurant at the eastern freeway near the Palace of Justice in Saida between the number of guests and the restaurant staff on the background of the introduction of alcoholic beverages to the ceremony, wounding three people, one of them was seriously injured in the head. Red Cross elements have arrived to the scene and worked to transport the injured to the hospital, while ISF attended the scene and opened an investigation into the incident.

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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.