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Conflict Incident Report

Girl killed by hunting rifle bullet in Baalbeck

Date of incident: 
December 28, 2015
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
ISF(internal security forces)

Nagham Abbas Al Ghota, born 2007, was killed on Sunday due to a gunshot to her neck from a hunting rifle, and was transferred to Baalbeck Governmental Hospital, NNA correspondent reported.
Security forces immediately arrived at the scene and began investigations, which revealed that she was hit by mistake by one of her relatives who was cleaning his rifle.

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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.