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Conflict Incident Report
Clash in Mohamara results in one injury and burning of refugee tents
Forty-eight tents in refugee camps in Akkar were consumed by fire Sunday evening after they were reportedly set alight in retaliation for a fight between Syrian and Lebanese nationals, the state-run National News Agency reported.
According to the NNA, an initial dispute escalated into a fight, during which a Lebanese man was injured. Shortly after, a number of refugee tents in camps in Akkar’s Mhamara where the men who had participated in the fight lived, were set on fire, allegedly in retaliation.
Civil Defense and security forces arrived at the camps and managed to put out the fires but not before nearly 50 tents were burned down, leaving many refugees without shelter.