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Conflict Incident Report

Clash in Sharawna neighborhood in Baalbek leads to shooting

Date of incident: 
December 25, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

A clash broke out Friday evening between young men of Jaafar and Wehbe families in the neighborhood of al-Sharawna in Baalbek, which escalated to the use of machine guns and mortar shells, with material damages reported till the moment, NNA correspondent in Baalbek indicated.
A Lebanese army unit has arrived at the scene to control the situation.

Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Heavy Artillery [inc.rocket attacks]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.