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Conflict Incident Report

East Lebanon man fatally shot

Date of incident: 
April 27, 2017
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

East Lebanon man fatally shot Thursday was Friday laid to rest.

Khalil Omar Solh who was shot in front of his house in the town of Baalbeck died soon after he was taken to a nearby hospital.

His body was laid to rest Friday afternoon at 2 p.m.

The two assailants, who are allegedly member of the powerful Zeaiter clan, remain at large.

Elderly members of the clan have issued a statement denouncing the killing and calling for the shooters' prompt arrest.

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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.