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Conflict Incident Report
Clashes erupted in the Palestinian camp of el-Buss
Date of incident:
October 12, 2017 to October 13, 2017
Number of Injured:
Ansar el-Lino/ Fatah Movement
The Palestinian refugee camp of el-Bass in the southern district of Tyre witnessed armed clashes between a group affiliated to a drug dealer on one hand and the Security Committee and Fatah Movement on the other.
The clashes erupted as the Security Committee was trying to apprehend the aforementioned dealer. As members of the security force moved to arrest Tohme, his men shot towards civilians, security forces and Lebanese Army barracks. However, Tohme refused to surrender and escaped, leaving two wounded, and extensive damage to surrounding buildings.
The ensuing gunfight continued until around 2:30 a.m.
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.
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