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Conflict Incident Report

Fire breaks out in Syrian refugee camp in Mohamara, Akkar

Date of incident: 
December 19, 2014
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Syrian Civilians/Refugees

Fire broke out shortly after midnight at a camp for Syrian refugees at the outskirts of Mohamara village burning down a large number of tents, National News Agency correspondent in Akkar reported on Saturday.

The field reporter added that civil Defense members and locals worked to put down the fire, noting that damages were confimed to material ones only.

Security Forces opened investigations to determine causes of the fire and whether it was deliberate or not.

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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.