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Conflict Incident Report

Exchange of fire between two families in the Al Taybe-Bekaa

Date of incident: 
February 14, 2016
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Lebanese Civilians

On 14 Feb 16, an exchange of fire between two families from Al Mazloum, and others from Al Ismail in Taybeh-Bekaa erupted against the backdrop of a previous dispute that occurred three months ago and led to the death of a member from Ismail family and one injury from Al Mazloom who is still being treated in a hospital in the region. LAF intervened and contained the situation, also in pursuit of the shooters.

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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.