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Conflict Incident Report

9 killed in renewed Ain el Hiloue clashes

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tensions at Ain el-Helweh (starting August 7, 2014)
Date of incident: 
April 2, 2016
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - In renewed intefactional fighting inside Ain Heloue Refugee camp, a rocket propelled grenade targeted a high commission security meeting with no immediate word on damage or casualties. Fire also targeted the popular initiative committee who field it some members on the street to ensure that the cease fire take effect, with no immediate word on damage or casualties. NNA - One Palestinian security officer has been killed by sniper fire in Ain el-Hiloue refugee camp, NNA field reporters said today. The actual toll of renewed Ain el-Hilweh clashes has risen to a total of nine casualties, the same reporters concluded. 

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.