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Conflict Incident Report

Altercation evolved to shooting in Tariq el Jdideh

Date of incident: 
May 3, 2018
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Future Current
Lebanese Civilians

 A clash took place at Hamad Street in Tariq el-Jdideh between supporters of the Future Movement and those of the Islamic Charitable Projects Association, and it escalated into shooting.

An Army patrol immediately attended the scene of the shooting and worked to clear the air.

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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.