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Conflict Incident Report

Army apprehends wanted individual in Iaat after exchange of gunfire

Date of incident: 
July 5, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Lebanese Civilians

A citizen was critically injured during an exchange of gunfire between him and Lebanese Army members who tried on Tuesday to stop him in Iaat, NNA field reporter said. 
The wounded was taken to the hospital for treatment. 

Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.