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Conflict Incident Report

Citizen killed in failed robbery in Jal el Dib

Date of incident: 
August 26, 2014
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

Citizen Elie Kfoury (born in 1962) received fatal gunshots during a robbery in Jal el Dib.
In details, unidentified men on a motorcycle were trying to rob a shop in Jal el Dib, near Mar Takla church, when one of the citizens sensed their presence which prompted them to escape to an unknown destination firing randomly and wounding citizen Elie Mansour Kfoury who later died of his wounds.
Security services immediately rushed to the scene and opened an investigation into the incident.
It is to note that Kfoury owns a shop for electrical appliances near the scene of the accident.

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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.