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Conflict Incident Report

Altercation between Kataeb, SSNP supporters in front of AUB

Date of incident: 
April 25, 2016
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Lebanese Civilians

On 25 Apr 16, an altercation erupted between Kataeb party students and supporters of Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP) in front of AUB in Beirut, against the backdrop of insults to martyr Bachir Gemayel. Immediately, a patrol of ISF came to the scene to contain the incident. Shooting reported to disperse the people.

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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.