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Conflict Incident Report

Coffee vendor attacked in Sidon

Date of incident: 
May 2, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person

Three unknown assailants brutally assaulted a coffee vendor in Lebanon's southern city of Sidon, state media reported.

The National News Agency said that M.Aa, who sells coffee near the Morjan School, was attacked by three men who broke his coffee machine and struck him with sharp tools, leading to several injuries.

The assailants were reportedly in a white Mercedes-Benz 300, NNA added.

Security forces headed to the scene and opened an investigation into the incident.

Primary category: 
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.