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Conflict Incident Report

Death of a drug dealer after shootout with a patrol in the Al-Fanar Alzeitria

Date of incident: 
February 6, 2015
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

On 06 Feb 15, LAF was chasing a wanted person for several warrant arrests in Alzeitria area in Fanar. The person fired in the direction of the patrol that responded similarly, wounding him serious injuries and was taken to the intensive care unit at St. Joseph's Hospital. After two hours the person died of his wounds.

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.