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Conflict Incident Report

30 Syrians wounded in clash in Tyre

Date of incident: 
September 5, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

A clash took place on Friday in Tyre in a camp for Syrian refugees causing the injury of thirty persons.
Offenders were using sticks as weapons.
When the civil defense members interfered to transport the wounded to a hospital, some of the refugees attacked them and beat them causing the injury of two members.

Primary category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Conflicts of social discrimination
Violent and unjust treatment of different categories of people and individuals based on race, age, gender or sexuality, committed by the State, groups and individuals, related to a lack of protection and rights, inefficiency of the Justice system and persisting social and economic vulnerabilities.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.