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Conflict Incident Report

Father shoots his son dead in Akkar

Date of incident: 
July 8, 2014
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

A family standoff in Wadi Al-Rihan village [Near Fnaidek] of Akkar, which later evolved to a fire trade between a father and his son, left the son dead and the father severely injured in the abdomen area, NNA field reporter said on Tuesday.

The Internal Security Forces duly arrived to the family clash scene for investigations, meanwhile both men were transported to Youssef Hospital in Halba.

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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.