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Conflict Incident Report

Clash in Ain el-Hilweh develops into shooting

Date of incident: 
February 7, 2018
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

An NNA correspondent reported hearing gunfire inside the Ain al-Hilweh camp following the escalation of a clash into exchanged shooting.
The Palestinian Joint Force is working to contain it.

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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.