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Conflict Incident Report

Assassination attempt on General Security senior Brigadier

Date of incident: 
August 14, 2014
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Army
Lebanese Civilians

Deputy President of the Islamic Shiite Supreme Council, Sheikh Abdul Amir Qabalan, on Friday condemned the cruel attempt to assassinate General Security senior Brigadier Abbas Ibrahim, saying that such attempt bears dangerous indications of the presence of a terrorist plan against Lebanon's sovereignty and security.

He thereby called upon all Lebanese to stand beside the Lebanese military and security forces and boost adherence to them amidst the current critical challenges.

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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.