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Conflict Incident Report

Beddawi municipal member shot in leg, army prosecutes perpetrators

Date of incident: 
May 31, 2016
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Lebanese Civilians

Member-elect of the municipal council of Beddawi, Bashar Ghamrawi, was shot in his leg and he was transported to a local hospital for treatment, NNA reporter said on Tuesday. Instantly, the army imposed certain measures and manned checkpoints in said area to arrest perpetrators.

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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.