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Conflict Incident Report

Army arrests 8 people on shooting charges

Date of incident: 
July 28, 2016
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

The army apprehended five citizens in the regions of Haret Hreik, Dhour Bhanine, Minieh, Mina, Tripoli, Kferzabad, Arsal, and the Beqa, as well as three Palestinian nationals in the city of Sidon, for involvement in previous shooting incidents. 

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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.