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Conflict Incident Report

Asbat al-Ansar Member Injured in Ain el-Hilweh Shooting

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tensions at Ain el-Helweh (starting August 7, 2014)
Date of incident: 
July 23, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
Asbat al-Ansar

A Palestinian member of the extremist group Asbat al-Ansar was injured on Thursday in a shooting in the southern refugee camp of Ain el-Hilweh, the state-run National News Agency reported.
NNA said Mohammed Barakat shot Khaled Alaeddine known as Khaled al-Khomeini in the camp's al-Taware neighborhood in the back.
Alaeddine was taken to a hospital in Ain el-Hilweh.

Primary category: 
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.