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Conflict Incident Report
Explosion heard in Ain el-Hilweh
Date of incident:
February 9, 2018
Number of Injured:
A blast was heard in the Vegetable Market in the Palestinian refugee camp in Ain al-Helweh, in Sidon, NNA correspondent reported on Friday.
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.