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Conflict Incident Report

Exchange of fire in Qabiit – Aakkar

Date of incident: 
May 29, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 29 May 16, at 23:50hrs, in Qabiit – Aakkar, a dispute over the Municipality elections erupted between unidentified persons. An exchange of fire was witnessed between the Lebanese Army Forces (LAF) and unidentified persons. One (1) injury among the assailants was reported. Following the incident, LAF deployed and contained the situation.

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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.