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Conflict Incident Report

Bulldozer driver assaulted while readying Akkar landfill to receive trash

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Waste Management Conflict (Starting January 25, 2014)
Date of incident: 
October 9, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

NNA - National News Agency correspondent on Friday reported that anonymous attacked a bulldozer driver who was working on preparing Srar landfill in Akkar to receive trash. Assailants confiscated the bulldozer's key and asked the driver to cease work. Internal Security Forces rushed to the scene and opened probe into the incident.

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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.