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Conflict Incident Report

Clash in Abi Samra over municipal elections

Date of incident: 
May 21, 2016
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Lebanese Civilians

A dispute occurred between members of Hassoun family in the town of Abi Samra over municipal elections, involving tearing-up of candidates posters.

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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.