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Conflict Incident Report

Army Intelligence apprehends Syrian after assaulting Lebanese workers in Koura

Date of incident: 
February 3, 2016
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Lebanese Military Intelligence
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

An Army Intelligence Force on Wednesday arrested a Syrian national in the Northern Lebanese town of Koura after threatening a number of Lebanese workers with a pump action shotgun and physically assaulting them, NNA field reporter said, noting that the group of Lebanese workers was conducting sewage works under the guidance of the United Nations.

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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.