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Conflict Incident Report

Clash in Tripoli Following the Tearing Up of Rifi's Picture Posters

Date of incident: 
February 5, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

NNA - A dispute occurred in the area of Zahrieh in Tripoli in wake of tearing-up picture posters of former Minister General Ashraf Rifi, which led to the injury of one person and the smashing of windows of several shops, NNA correspondent reported.

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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.