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Conflict Incident Report

Familial clashes in Akkar

Date of incident: 
April 17, 2017
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Lebanese Civilians

NNA - The army and security forces were able to restore calm to the intersection area of Burj al-Arab-Berqayel in Akkar region, following the individual dispute between members of Hamad family and others from al-Akumi Family, which evolved into fighting and shooting, NNA correspondent in Akkar reported. 

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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.