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Conflict Incident Report

Dead body found in Tripoli

Date of incident: 
November 4, 2016
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 04 Nov 16, authorities in north Lebanon found the body of a 25-year-old man who had sustained a gunshot wound to his chest. The reasons behind the incident were not clear, but al-Tal police station in the northern city of Tripoli had launched an investigation to unveil the circumstances of the crime. The man was from the town of Wadi Nahle in the northern district of Dinnieh. His was transferred to the Islamic Charitable Hospital in the city.

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.