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Conflict Incident Report

Female student abducted in Kabiit, Akkar

Date of incident: 
March 16, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

NNA - Unidentified individuals kidnapped a female student who was waiting for a taxi in front of her family house in Kabiit (Akkar) to go to her university, NNA field reporter said.
The girl's father notified the concerned authorities while her relatives threatened to adopt escalating measures and to block Akkar's main road until she was released, NNA reporter added. 

Primary category: 
Hostage Taking Situation [inc. attempt, release]
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.