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Conflict Incident Report

Firing in the air in Ain El Helweh camp

Date of incident: 
April 1, 2017
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

Intensive fire shooting was heard inside Palestinian Ain El-Helweh camp after the death of the Palestinian Mohammad Hilal, NNA correspondent reported.
The field reporter explained that after the death of the Palestinian Mohammad Hilal who was previously injured in the latest incidents between "Fath" and the "Islamic Forces", some persons opened fire in the air which sounds echoed in the camp vicinity. 

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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.